Medical Power of Attorney

What if someone you loved slipped into a coma? Maybe they told you previously they would not want to persist like that. With it spelled out in a Medical or Healthcare Power of Attorney (POA), you could make sure their wishes were upheld.

A great explanation of a Medical POA is here:

It goes by many names including Healthcare power of attorney. Rocketlawyer has a form for this too:

These conversations can be tough. I was able to ask in passing here and there with my mom, making it easier. What if you don’t have such a close relationship? How do you even start?

A handy guide by Dave Ramsey is available here:


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