Living wills and advance directives
Being a health care proxy and making end-of-life care decisions for someone you love can be challenging. Learn what to expect.
Check out these federal resources on organ donation, and learn more about older adults who chose to leave behind the gift of life.
Find out when and how to start making legal and financial plans for someone with Alzheimer's or a related dementia. Advance directive, will, and other terms are defined.
What is an advance directive? How do I set one up? Learn how to decide what health care you would want to receive if you were unable to speak for yourself.
Get organized before a medical emergency! Use this list to get your legal and financial papers in order. Learn about advance directives, wills, and trusts and review the FAQs to help you get organized.