Most of us don’t like to think about falling ill or dying, especiallywhen we’re healthy.
Researchers, however, saythis is exactly when we needto think about how we wantothers to care for us in theevent of illness, disease ordisability.
“About 70 per cent ofpeople need some kindof decision made whenthey’re seriously unwell,but are unable to speak for
Advance care planning encourages
Albertans to think about their wishes
for the future
WRITTEN BY CAITLIN CRAWSHAWAlberta Innovates-funded researchers are heading a five-year project that aims to engage more Albertans in advance care planning.