Pearls of Wisdom

Having conversations about the tough stuff can be difficult for us all.

Talking about advance care planning is a normal and important conversation we should have, no matter our age.

To help get the conversation started, older Queenslanders have shared some ‘pearls of wisdom’— treasured advice about planning ahead, chatting about the tough stuff, and enjoying life at different stages.

Having a plan in place ensures your loved ones know your care preferences in case of an accident or illness. It can help them make decisions on your behalf if you are unable to do so.

Start by having a conversation with loved ones about what is most important to you. This may include:

That way, in the event your family need to make these decisions for you, there is no doubt about the care you would want.

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