Your Important Documents
An advance directive is the all-important set of end-of-life planning documents that include a living will (“what I want”) and a medical durable power of attorney (“who will speak for me”) that outline your end-of-life preferences. Each state has its own forms and guidelines, which are available in our handy widget in the right column. Additionally, there may be other forms that you will find useful in the list below. Consult our Good-to-Go Resource Guide to find out which ones are most important for you, and if you still have questions, feel free to contact us for help.
We recommend downloading our Good-to-Go Resource Guide for ideas, inspiration and information on thorough, effective end-of-life preparation. It will help clarify the most important planning pieces for you.
This addendum clarifies that admission to a religiously affiliated facility does not imply consent to care mandated by the institution’s religious policies and directs a transfer if the facility will not follow the preferences in an advance directive.
This worksheet includes questions to consider as you make decisions and prepare documents concerning your healthcare preferences.
This includes language one can add to any advance directive that advises physicians and family of the wishes of a patient with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia.
This informs your physician, nurse or other care provider of your consent or refusal of certain specific therapies.
This gives unmarried couples hospital visitation authorization from their partner.
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