Every senior citizen should have a wearable ID for their own safety -- a dog-tag, a wrist bracelet. If you have a serious medical condition you should wear a medical identification tag, engraved with instructions that are important to your medical care. Tags come in various sizes, shapes, and are available at drugstores, by mail, or at online sources. Most jewelry stores will order one and engrave it to your specifications. (Medic, Medic Alert Foundation, and American Medical ID.
information to be used in an emergency. The information assists medics in providing essential proper care.
The Durable Power of Attorney for Health (DPAH) is another important legal document you should complete. Your DPAH states the person authorized to make your medical care decisions when, for whatever reason, you are unable to make them.
It's far worse to become critically ill or to die without proper documents on file. Protect yourself.
Carry a set of copies in sturdy clear plastic sleeves with you when you leave home