You do not need a lawyer to complete an advance directive, living will, or heath care proxy, although you may find an attorney's advice helpful. You do need a lawyer to complete the Durable Power of Attorney. To find an attorney, see Finding Legal Services.
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There are also free resources that can provide the legal templates you will need to fill out. Caring Connections , a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, is a national initiative to improve end-of-life care.
It offers free advance directive packages complete with instructions for every state. Visit the Web site or call toll free to request a package.
Living Will Registry offers links to advance directive forms for each state. It also registers advance directives in a database and sends annual reminders to review and update your directives.
Hospitals and health care providers check this registry. Durable Power of Attorney DPOA DPOA is a document that grants a person or persons "Attorney-in-fact" the legal powers to perform on behalf of the elder "Grantor" certain acts and functions specifically outlined in the document.
Advance Directives Advance directives are written instructions regarding an individual's medical care preferences. Living Will A written advance directive, called a living will, is a valuable way to clarify an elder's choices and wishes. Obtaining Legal Documents You do not need a lawyer to complete an advance directive, living will, or heath care proxy, although you may find an attorney's advice helpful.
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