Lunch and Learn About Advance Directives: One of the most difficult situations for a person or family in the midst of grief, is to be unable to fulfill their loved one’s end-of-life wishes because nothing was put in writing. Families are placed in a similar position if no advanced directives have been given regarding life support or extreme medical intervention. What is an advanced directive? Why do I need an advanced directive? Get the answers to all of these questions and more. This session will explain all of the different types of advanced directives in Illinois. We will also review who needs them and when and why your choices should be documented. The importance for you and your loved ones to understand your wishes in the case of a medical emergency will be explained.