The individual(s) you chose as your “Agent” in your estate planning documents has the important responsibility of protecting you. That protection is afforded to your financial affairs and health care decisions while you are alive.
Failing to have a Will or a Trust highlights misconceptions that continue to exist about Elder and Estate Law. Planning for the future now will provide priceless comfort and security for your loved ones after your death.
An Advance Health Care Directive can be oral, but usually is a written legal document. It expresses a person’s wishes about what should be done if they later become incapable of making their own healthcare decisions.