Advance Directives—The COVID Factor

COVID-19 has brought a new sense of urgency to advance care planning. “Since the beginning of the pandemic, we’ve been trying to get in front of this difficult situation by having honest discussions with our ...

Is It Time For Hospice? Watch for the Signs

My dad was really late. For about 20 minutes, I’d been standing at the checkout lanes where we’d agreed to meet. He wasn’t usually a slow shopper. In fact, he liked going to Walmart because ...

Part 5: Advance Directives: A Step-by-Step Guide

The conversation around Advance Directives may have gotten louder since the start of the pandemic, but Lifesprk has always been passionate about helping you stay in control and more independent throughout your life journey—and part ...

Part 4: Advance Directives—Personal Perspectives

In our previous blogs, we talked about the importance of having an Advance Directive, offered conversation starters, and addressed some myths, common misconceptions, and the truth about Advance Directives. In this blog, we’re sharing personal ...

Part 3: Advance Directives—Myths and Truths

The medical care Americans would choose near the end of their lives is often different from the treatments they actually receive, according to a 2017 study. That study, which analyzed the responses of nearly 800,000 ...

Part 1: Advance Directives—The Gift of a Lifetime

At Lifesprk, we empower individuals to maintain control of their lives as long as possible. That’s why we believe so strongly in the value of the Advance Directive—because it gives you greater control over your ...

Pandemic Positives: An Antidote to Doomscrolling

This has been an exceptionally difficult year for millions of individuals, families, and communities. And yet, even in the midst of unexpected hardship and loss, the resiliency of the human spirit continues to shine all ...