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Ep. 17 Planning Ahead for Whole Body Donation with Kayla Hrabak

Dr. Karen Wyatt interviews Kayla Hrabak of United Tissue Network about how to donate one’s body to science after death.

In this interview you will learn:
-About whole-body donation as an alternative end-of-life option
-Benefits of being a whole-body donor
-The importance of human tissue for medical advancements

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Ep. 16 Getting the Best Care Possible at the End of Life with Ira Byock MD

Dr. Karen Wyatt interviews palliative care physician Dr. Ira Byock about his vision for improving care at the end-of-life.

This interview will focus on:
-Defining the “best care possible” for you and your loved ones
-Why preparation for end-of-life care is important
-How to advocate with your healthcare providers for the quality of care you want

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Ep. 12 Estate Planning: Are You Leaving Behind Heartache or Happiness? with Lisa Powers, Esq.

Dr. Wyatt interview Lisa Powers, an elder law attorney who discusses the importance of estate planning and how to ensure that your legacy remains intact for your loved ones.

In this interview you will learn:
-3 Legal documents everyone should have
-Why a will may not matter that much
-How to choose the right person to represent your wishes

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Ep. 06 Five Wishes for the End-of-Life

This interview is with Paul Malley, President of Aging With Dignity, a national non-profit organization that created the Five Wishes document for recording end-of-life preferences. In this interview you will learn:
-Why, how and when you should create an advance directive
-The most important question addressed by an advance directive, especially Five Wishes
-How to talk to your loved ones about your wishes at the end-of-life