Advanced Health Care Directives

What is an Advanced Health Care Directive?

An Advanced Health Care Directive is a set of instructions that allows you to specify what actions should be taken with respect to your health care if you are not able to make decisions yourself. A Power of Attorney for Healthcare and an Advanced Health Care Directive work hand in hand to appoint a person that you trust to serve as your health care agent, and to carefully outline the kind of health care you desire.