My 75 year old father was recently admitted to the hospital and the doctor asked if he had a living will or health care directive. What is this?
A: A living will is also known as a healthcare directive or healthcare power of attorney (not to be confused with a power of attorney). A person will need this document when they are admitted to the hospital and cannot make decisions about their care for themselves. It gives another person, usually a family member the right, ability and power to make those important decisions about their medical care. C
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