As a retired critical care physician for Group Health, Jim deMaine knows the most common questions that come up when approaching end-of-life planning. Will 911 and health care providers respect a patient’s wishes? What if a person doesn’t have a will? What’s the best way to make someone’s needs known? In this interactive presentation, deMaine will share what everyone needs to know when planning for death. He’ll address the laws surrounding end-of-life planning—from those regarding wills and estates to the current status of the Death With Dignity Act, and discuss why having a clear communication plan with loved ones is critical for success.