A Living Will:
Is a written statement detailing a person’s desires regarding their medical treatment in circumstances in which they are no longer able to express informed consent especially an advance directive.
A written statement of a person’s wishes regarding medical treatment, often including a living will, made to ensure those wishes are carried out should the person be unable to communicate them to a doctor.
Power of Attorney :
The authority to act for another person in specified or all legal or financial matters.
It is a booklet that walks you through establishing a living will and a power of attorney.
- The booklet is recognized in 42 states.
- Very easy to fill out with clear instructions on how and what you are filling out.
- There are also Instructions on what to do after you complete filling out the living will.
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