As colleges and universities prepare to open amid the COVID-19 pandemic, parents of attending students might be surprised to learn that they do not have the same access to information about their children as they did before they turned 18 years of age. Today, Parish Lentz discusses the necessary steps parents can take to protect themselves and their children.
- “My just-graduated high school senior got coronavirus on Day 11 of leaving the nest — Here’s what I’ve learned,” by Jennifer Folsom (August 13, 2020, NBC News) https://www.nbcnews.com/know-your-value/feature/my-just-graduated-high-school-senior-got-coronavirus-day-11-ncna1236609
- Massachusetts Heath Care Proxy: http://www.massmed.org/patient-care/health-topics/health-care-proxies-and-end-of-life-care/massachusetts-health-care-proxy—information,-instructions-and-form-(pdf)/
- Rhode Island Advanced Directives: https://health.ri.gov/lifestages/death/about/advancedirectives/
- Rhode Island Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare: https://health.ri.gov/forms/legal/DurablePowerOfAttorneyForHealthcare.pdf