Advance Care Planning & Advance Directives

These links provide information on advance care planning and advance directives. An advance health care directive is a legal document that tells the patient’s health care provider and loved ones their wishes about health care. These links include general information about different advance health care directives, such as durable power of attorney for health care/medical power of attorney, living wills, POLST forms, Do Not Resuscitate orders, and other agreements like these.

American Cancer Society

American Cancer Society – Advance Directives

National Cancer Institute

National Cancer Institute – Advance Directives

National Institutes of Health

National Institutes of Health – Advance Care Planning