October is both Long-Term Care Planning Month and Organize Your Medical Information Month, so it’s the perfect time to get organized for your health.
Start by creating a healthcare notebook with important medical details.
Organize info for everyone in your family and plan to keep it up to date.
Don’t forget to compile insurance info and mark emergency contacts and doctor.
If you have a serious disease, this cancer checklist can help you organize your critical information.
Prepare and get help talking to your loved ones about planning for future healthcare decisions.
Start thinking about long-term care and how you should plan for it.
Plan ahead with legal documents called advance directives to make sure your wishes are honored.