Living Will Glossary

health care power of attorney

A specific type of power of attorney that gives your agent (usually a family member or close friend) the authority to make decisions about your medical treatment. You may also see this referred to as a durable power of attorney for health care, health care proxy, designation of health care surrogate, advance healthcare directive, or some similar name.

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