Health care advance directives are legal documents that allow you to describe what kind of medical care you want or who will make decisions about your care if you become unable to make your own decisions or communicate them.
Health care advance directives include the following:
Requirements for making legal health care advance directives vary from state to state. For help with advance directives in your state, visit https://www.caringinfo.org/planning/advance-directives, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization where you can download a free advance directive form for your state. Understanding your end-of-life options regarding medical care and having your advance directive(s)on file will bring you peace of mind. A good reason to get started on this today.