A living will is used to record your preferences with regard to the utilization of life-sustaining measures like feeding tubes, artificial hydration, and mechanical respiration. Another advance directive that is recommended is the durable power of attorney for health care or health care proxy. Every possible medical contingency will not be covered in the living will. To account for this, you can name someone to make medical decisions on your behalf through the execution of a durable power of attorney for health care.
Topics covered in this report include:
- Will or Trust
- Advance Directives for Health Care
- Financial Representative
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