Here are some common questions about advance care planning:

Sit with your loved ones or your substitute decision maker and ask this first question in this not-so-trivial pursuit of clarifying your wishes and values for your future care:

What makes my life meaningful?  (e.g., good company, good conversation, good wine)
Who knows the most stories about me?
What do I worry about most when it comes to my future health?
What is my favourite routine or habit?
What is my favourite ceremony or special event?
Who is the most likely to know what I am thinking?
What life circumstances would I find the most unbearable?
What situation(s) make me the most uncomfortable or embarrassed?