Inspiring Thauglits by Randy Minter ADVANCE WARNING If an illness or injury were to render you comatose, would your family know what directions to give the attending doctors about your care? According to a recent review of 150 studies found that just one person in three had any type of "advance directive," a legal document that allows individuals to make known their decisions about the kind of end-of-life care they wish to receive in the event that they were unable to communicate them for themselves. While the 2017 study found that people aged 65 years and older were more likely to have an advance directive than younger adults, their completion rate was still under 50 percent. Have you made your wishes known? , researchers Anyone who is at least 18 years old and legally able to make decisions can execute an advance directive. In addition to preparing an advance directive, you may also want to consider pre- planning your funeral. Preplanning spare surviving relatives and loved ones from the emotional burden of having to make decisions at a time of great stress and grief. To learn more, please call MOSER FUNERAL HOME at (540) 347-3431. Please tour our facility conveniently located at 233 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. We'll also tell you about our BRIGHT VIEW CEMETERY, just outside of Warrenton. "Death is not a period that ends the great sentence of life but a comma that punctuate it to more lofty significance Martin Luther King, Jr.