Plan Ahead for Health Care Emergencies

You can’t predict medical emergencies, but having a health care plan in place can make a big difference in your care. Advance care planning is a way to ensure your wishes and goals are known in case of an emergency. Yet more than half of Americans do not have these communication plans in place.

Anita Skariah, DO, a physician with Orange Family Medical Group in Hillsborough, appeared on WRAL’s “Staying Healthy” segment to talk about what you should know about advance care planning.

If you have concerns about your health, talk to your doctor. If you do not have one, find one near you.