Five Wishes is changing
the way America talks about and plans for care at the end of life.
Nearly FOUR MILLION COPIES of the document are circulating
throughout the nation. In addition, more than 7,000 ORGANIZATIONS
are distributing this revolutionary document, including churches,
synagogues, hospices, hospitals, doctor and law offices, and social
The Five Wishes document
helps you express how you want to be treated if you are seriously ill
and unable to speak for yourself. It is unique among all other living
will and health agent forms because it looks to all of a person's needs:
medical, personal, emotional and spiritual. Five Wishes
also encourages discussing your wishes with your family and physician.
Five Wishes lets your family and doctors know:
Which person you want to make health care decisions
for you when you can't make them.
The kind of medical treatment you want or don't want.
3. How comfortable you want to be.
4. How you want people to treat you.
5. What you want your loved ones to know.