Giving Someone a Power of Attorney For Your Health Care
June 2012 | Commission on Law and Aging, American Bar Association
“"Your health care agent-or agent, for short - will have the authority to make life and death decisions for you according to your wishes. Make sure that the person you pick is willing to be your agent." ”
This guide, with an easy to use legal form for all adults, is prepared by the American Bar Association. It is a simple version of a Health Care Advance Directive, which allows you to choose someone to make health care decisions for you if you can't.