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When is the right time to make end of life decisions? It always seems like it’s too early to have these conversations, and yet so many people wind up waiting until it’s too late to start discussing these plans. Whether you’re making the decisions for yourself, or you’re an adult child looking for advice on discussing EOL issues with your parent, browse our end of life conversation starters below:
Good End of Life Conversation Starters >>
When you talk about end-of-life wishes with your loved ones, you’re truly giving them a gift — a gift of understanding that will bring them peace in years to come.
The Institute of Medicine recommends these milestones as good "triggers" for meaningful discussions:
According to a national survey by The Conversation Project in 2013, more than 90% of people think it’s important to talk about their wishes for end-of-life care. Yet, less than 30% of people have discussed it.
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