Dr Oz: Living Will
In this segment, Dr Oz introduced Dr. Kenneth Prager, MD, Chairman, Medical Ethics Committee of Columbia University Medical Center, to inform us on the most important thing you should discuss with your family before it’s too late: a proxy. Get together with family members to fill out paperwork to designate a proxy. A proxy is a person who can legally speak up for the terminally ill and tell doctors and family members what they want to do (i.e. do they want to be taken off life support, stop medications, etc.).