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Advance Directives

Advance directives are to be done in advance, not when you are in a medical crisis.

Creating an advance directive involves taking time to think about what type of care you want or do not want and having a conversation about your wishes with your family, physician, and loved ones.

In your community, there are resources to help you with this process, including your:

  • Hospital social work department
  • Local physician's office
  • Senior citizen center
  • Town office

These offices can assist you in obtaining and completing your advance directive.

To learn more about advance directives, please refer to our Advance Directives page.