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  • Advance Care Planning

    This PDF is for anyone over the age of 18 and another for people who are seriously ill or near the end of their lives. The first section explains health care proxy and living will and how to set these documents up to share your wishes. The second section explains how to create Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) for people that are or may be near the end of their lives. Content Detail

    By:
    New York State Bar Association
  • Deciding About Health Care: A Guide for Patients and Families

    A Guide for patients and families about making decisions about health care when someone is incapacitated - DNRs, health care proxies, and other protections. Content Detail

    By:
    New York State Department of Health
  • Family Health Care Decisions Act

    Explains the law that became effective in June 2010 that allows certain family members or friends to make health care decisions for a loved one who is mentally incapacitated, if that person did not sign a health care proxy. Includes links to related websites. Content Detail

    By:
    New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG): Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program
  • Planning in Advance For Your Medical Treatment

    The importance of planning in advance for medical decisions to be made for you if the time comes that you do not have the capacity to make these decisions. Also discusses Do Not Rescuscitate (DNR) Orders. Content Detail

    By:
    New York State Department of Health
  • Total Life Choices: Advance Directives Project

    If you give your signed Health Care Proxy to this New York City non-profit organization, they file it in a national registry which any doctor or hospital in the U.S. can access when needed. Content Detail

    By:
    New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)
  • Who Will Make Decisions About Your Health Care When You Lack Capacity to Do So?

    Describes and gives links to online information about Health Care Proxies, New York?s Family Health Care Decisions Act, Do Not Rescuscitate (DNR) Orders, the Palliative Care Act, and Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) Forms. Content Detail

    By:
    New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG): Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program

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