What is an Advanced Directive? It is a document that enables you to state in advance the choices that you want made regarding your care and treatment, including life-prolonging procedures. A Healthcare Directive provides guidance and support to your decision-making agent when they are asked by healthcare providers to make choices regarding life-prolonging procedures when you are unable to communicate them.
What is a Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare? A Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare is a document that enables you to appoint an agent to make your healthcare decisions and follow your choices, but only when you are unable to make them yourself.