Advance Directives

The term advance directive describes two types of legal documents that enable you to plan for and communicate your end-of-life wishes in the event that you are unable to communicate, a living will and healthcare power of attorney. This section will describe advance directives, choosing and being a healthcare agent and preparing your advance directives.

Helpful Resources

NHPCO’s Caring Info offers some resources that will help you prepare your advance directive

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, www.nhpco.org

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