An advanced directive is designed to let a physician know what your wishes are with respect to end-of-life decisions. An end-of-life decision is a decision whether to keep you on a life-support machine or not.
Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care
A durable power of attorney for health care designates an agent to make health-care decisions for you as if they were you. The durable power of attorney for health care survives your incapacity and is valid all the way up until the time of your death.
What It Covers:
This document allows you to define your end-of-life decisions and appoint an agent to make health-care decisions, if you are unable to make them for yourself.
Edit information entered for the Advanced Directive & Durable Power of Attorney For Health Care:
Health Care Decision Makers
Incompetence Decision Makers
Letter to Your Doctor
Order of Protection (Women)
Next Steps: Printing Your Advanced Directive & DPOAH
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