Planning for end-of-life care is important for ensuring that your medical preferences are properly carried out by your health care provider. The use of advance directives and other proxy forms takes the burden of decision making away from your family and doctor, and provides dignity and autonomy to you. The resources available through this site are designed to make end-of-life decisions clear so that loved ones and medical professionals know what steps should be taken should you lose decision-making capacity and are no longer able to actively participate in making health care decisions.
Mary E. O'Dowd and Betsy Ryan / Talk now about end-of-life decisions
Patients' Wishes Protected - Wall Street Journal - June 9, 2014 (Subscription Required)
Filling Out Special Form Results in Desired Treatment in Final Days, Study Finds