Are advance directives the same as do not resuscitate / DNR orders?

No. Your advance directives (also called a living will) are directives you put in place to specify your wishes for end-of-life care. DNR orders are doctor’s orders— something that your doctor actually must sign.

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Houston Estate Planning and Elder Law Attorney Jana R. McCreary has been an attorney for over eighteen years, a career move she made after working for over a decade with adults and children with intellectual disabilities and mental illness. Graduatin… Read More

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