Advance Care Planning


Advance Care Planning

smiling womanAdvance care planning helps people prepare for the unexpected.  Many of us will at some point in our lives be incapable of making health care, personal care, financial, or legal decisions.  Being prepared allows your beliefs, values, and wishes to be represented and respected when you are incapable.  Being prepared also reduces the stress on your family and friends who may be called on to make decisions on your behalf.

The documents below will address how you can prepare for the possibility of becoming incapable of making health care, personal care, financial, or legal decisions.  Many options are presented, but the focus of the presentations and associated handouts are on those instruments that will help to most people, an enduring power of attorney and the enhanced representation agreement (RA9).

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