WAMC New York News
2:20 pm
Tue April 12, 2005

NY's Health Care, Legal Communities Stress Importance of Living Wills

Kingston, NY – With the death last month of the brain-damaged Florida woman - Terri Schiavo - the topic of living wills and other so-called advanced directives have been weighing on people's minds. In New York State, in the Hudson Valley, at least one hospital is holding a forum on the issue, while state associations are doling out information, and seeing large numbers of downloads of related documents from their Web sites. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne has more.