The future is a place of uncertainty, of the unknown. People don't like to dwell on things they have no control over. They don't like to make arrangements for their mortality; or for that time down the road when they may no longer be able to articulate their choices and desires. However, it is this very uncertainty which everyone needs to address and think about, to make sure that those who will make decisions for you know your thoughts and desires, and will make them in accordance with your wishes. There are three elements of a prudent plan for the future: Living Will, Durable Power Of Attorney and Last Will & Testament.