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Advance Directives (American Cancer Society)  External Link

An advance health care directive is a kind of legal document that tells your doctor your wishes about your health care. Find general information about health care power of attorney, living wills, do-n... Details >

American Cancer Society  External Link

Advance Directives (Cancer Information Service)

This fact sheet provides patients with an outline for thinking about end-of-life issues and some guidelines for discussion with their doctors, families, and loved ones. This fact sheet is also designe... Details >

National Cancer Institute

Advance Directives and Do Not Resuscitate Orders  External Link

Learn how advanced directives, such as a living will, durable power of attorney for health care, and do not resuscitate order, can be used to tell your doctor and loved ones what kind of treatment you... Details >

American Academy of Family Physicians  External Link

End of Life Issues  External Link

The process of dying, often referred to as "the end of life," can be puzzling and frightening to patients and caregivers. Find information on Advance Directives, communication with family and doctors,... Details >

American College of Emergency Physicians  External Link

Getting Your Affairs in Order

There are many different types of legal documents that can help you plan how your affairs will be handled in the future. This document provides information on Wills and Trusts, Advance Directives, and... Details >

National Institute on Aging Information Center

Personal Health and the Healthcare System (multimedia)  External Link

This multimedia site includes information on Medicare, Medicaid, advance directives,caregiving, and end of life care. Many materials are available in Russian and Spanish.... Details >

Healthy Roads Media   External Link

State Specific Advance Directive/Living Will  External Link

None of us knows when a future event might leave us unable to speak for ourselves. Download your state-approved advanced directive to create and share a written record of your health care wishes.... Details >

Compassion & Choices  External Link