The public can learn about the importance
of signing advance directives about future health care and legal matters at
“Your Decisions Matter” programs in various locations across the state between
April and August.
The free programs are sponsored by the New
York State Bar Association.
attorneys will explain topics that include: why you need a will; differences
between power of attorney, living will and health care proxy documents;
do-not-resuscitate orders; organ donations; guardianship issues; and probate.
“Your Decisions Matter” programs are relevant for individuals of all ages.
information about local programs, go to: www.nysba.org/Rabbino2016.
Elder Law and Special Needs Section of the New York State Bar Association is
organizing the programs to mark the 2016 Mitchell Rabbino National Health Care
late Mitchell Rabbino was an elder law attorney from Ulster County, who was an
active member of the State Bar Association’s Elder Law Section.
74,000-member New York State Bar Association is the largest voluntary state bar
association in the nation. It was founded in 1876.
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