Advance Directives or Advanced Care Planning: Are you Prepared?


Denise Eilers, RN talks about a subject that is not warm and fuzzy. She went through it with her husband and shares her story of why she would have liked her husband to have prepared a written document. End of Life issues are important to discuss with your family and healthcare team so that your wishes are carried out and it ensures your family they are carrying out your wishes. A member of the Network 5 Kidney End of Life Coalition, she is an advocate of advance care planning and tells you the ins and outs of what is involved.

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With your Hosts…

Stephen Furst Stephen Furst got his big break into movies in “Animal House,” in which he played Flounder. Stephen has also starred as Dr. Elliot Axelrod in “St. Elsewhere” and as Vir Cotto in “Babylon5.” He is a successful television and movie producer/director and a kidney patient.


Lori Hartwell is the Founder & President of Renal Support Network (RSN) and the host of KidneyTalk®, a radio podcast show. Lori was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of two. In 1993 she founded RSN to instill “health, happiness and hope” into the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease. Lori is also the author of the inspirational bookChronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness and is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.

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