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Old 09-08-2019, 09:34 AM
Eva Luna is offline
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Originally Posted by robby View Post

Anyway, she had to go into a rehab center/nursing home after spinal surgery last year. (Mainly because the hospital wanted to discharge her just three days after surgery, and she was in no condition to come home yet.) Anyway, other than needing to recover from major surgery, she was in relatively good health. Nevertheless, we repeatedly got asked about living wills and advanced directives. On one of the forms, it asked about a DNR order. I assume they are required to ask these things, but it was still jarring.
In IL, at least, it's required. I got asked all those questions before going into leg surgery at the age of 28!