Sharon Ravenscroft Estate Planning Blog
Powers of Attorney to Empower Health
If you are ill or in an accident, who is going to make sure the doctors give you the care you need? Even if you are awake and able, being confined to a hospital bed can make it very difficult to check up on when your doctor is going to examine you, when your tests are going to be run and if your medications are being given correctly.
You can give full legal authority to the person of YOUR CHOICE with a health care power of attorney. Estate planning is not just about what happens with you money when you die. Estate planning documents provide the legal framework for the persons of your choice can help you with your health care and finances when you are alive but need assistance.
Don't let your family and friends fight about what kind of medical care you should have. Make your choice through a health care power of attorney and make sure you have the care you need.