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Subject:  Re: ref living will Date:  5/1/2000  3:50 PM
Author:  telone Number:  3803 of 19741

<I'm not retired, but my grandmother just died last spring. She was not in the hospital for very long, but she had to be
transported to another midway through.
My dad was very surprized to discover that the papers expressing her wishes did not travel with her to the new venue. And by
then she was unable to execute a new draft. This was Michigan.

Just a word of warning.>

Similarly, we had an episode where my 88-yr relative went from the hospital for a two month stay at a nursing home. The "recommended" drug therapy by the doctor at the hospital did not ac