No family wants to have a discussion about the possibility of a devastating occurrence which may leave a loved one mentally or physically debilitated; however, it is one of the more important discussions to be had amongst loved ones. On top of that, putting such choices and decisions in writing is even more important to ensuring your wishes are abided by at such times.
Unfortunately, such important yet difficult discussions are shied away from by family members until they are forced to do so. At that time, however, those decisions often become more difficult than ever to discuss.
To learn more about why these discussions should be broached now, instead of waiting until there is no other option, go here.