Coronavirus is separating dying patients from their families. Now, healthy people are making sure end-of-life wishes are known.

When drafting a living will, people are asked to consider whether they want invasive treatments such as CPR, ventilator use, dialysis, chemotherapy, or water or food through a feeding tube, said Jocelin A. Price, a lawyer in Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia’s trusts and estates department. If there is severe and irreversible brain damage, with no hope of a full recovery, would they want to be kept alive?

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