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Living Wills and Advance Directives: Tools for Medical Wishes
The Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care
National Cancer Institute - Advance Directives
Putting Affairs in Order Before Death
Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions
Practical Tips and Tools
Medline Plus Encyclopedia - Advanced Care Directives
The A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations.

NOTE: Many companies, legal offices, and organizations offer legal forms by state to create living wills and designate power of attorney. Live Well Age Well does not endorse any specific website for this purpose. There are typically fees associated with using their products.

These online tools are helpful and can be found using a search engine, such as Google, using keywords such as "living will","power of attorney", "forms", "sample form", and your state of residence.

Online Resources
Caring Connections - Planning Ahead
Planning ahead is about preparing for the future today. Communicating your end-of-life wishes to your loved ones, appointing a healthcare power of attorney, and addressing financial issues such as wills and paying for long-term care are just a few of the issues you can address today to plan ahead.
Preparing for an Emergency With Vision Loss
Neither age nor vision loss should prevent you from being prepared for any emergency. Visit the American Foundation for the Blind to read important imformation about preparing.
Provides information to help make end-of-life decisions.











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