Advance Directive FAQ
Who is this for?
If you’re ready to prepare for the future by making decisions about your medical treatment in advance, this information can help you learn more about advance directives. Select a question from the list below to learn more.
- What’s an advance directive?
Get more information about advance directives, documents that let you make your medical decisions in advance, and how to establish one.
- What’s a Durable Power of Attorney for health care?
Learn more about Durable Power of Attorney for health care, which lets you pick an adult you trust to be your patient advocate.
- What's a patient advocate?
With your written permission, your patient advocate can make decisions about your medical care.