SECTION 1: ADVANCE DIRECTIVE - PREPARING FOR THE UNKNOWN
Congratulations! You've made your first step in securing the future for you and your family. By making an Advance Directive to Physicians you are relieving your family members from the burden of making tough medical decisions for you in the event you become incapable of communicating those decisions for yourself. You'll also make sure you receive the treatment you want and help guide your doctors about your wishes. Click here to learn more about the benefits of making an Advance Directive.
As our friends at Begin The Conversation say, "It’s better to prepare 10 years too early, than one day too late." And, there is no better time than right now!
Please be sure to read each question carefully and provide all of the information requested. When you finish this page, you will be asked to create a simple log in and password so you can edit your document at any time in the next 60 days if need be. After that, you'll go to our super easy check out page. When you complete the process you can review your complete document as a printable PDF file.
In addition to protecting yourself, it's also critical that your spouse or any adult children in your family are protected as well. Do you need help starting the conversation with a loved one? Begin The Conversation is a great resource. As they put it: "Documenting your healthcare wishes and telling others is a gift."
SECTION 2: Who can make medical decisions for me?
SECTION 3: Who can access information about my condition?