There was a time when you could be provided with a certain diagnosis by your doctor that was equivalent to a death sentence, but these days medical science is capable of some amazing things. Certain failed organs can be transplanted, and thousands of lives are saved every year through successful transplant surgeries.
One of the primary challenges lies in the fact that there are always more people in need of transplants than there are available donors. With this in mind, when you are contemplating your legacy you may want to consider the possibility of becoming an organ donor. You could potentially save a life or even multiple lives and perhaps further the cause of medical science in some way.
As you are crafting a comprehensive estate plan you should include advance health care directives such as a living will. With these documents you state your preferences regarding medical procedures that you would accept and those that you would prefer to deny should you be unable to communicate at some point in time.
When you are working with a Northern Kentucky estate planning lawyer, make sure to include in your living will your choice to become an organ donor if you wish.
To learn more about organ donation and even sign up to the organ donor registry, you can simply click here: Donate Life Kentucky.
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