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Why should I fill out an advance directive (living will)?

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When do I need to use the Five Wishes advance directive?

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When does the Five Wishes advance directive take effect?

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Is the Five Wishes advance directive a legal document?

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Does the Five Wishes advance directive meet HIPAA requirements?

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Can I use the Five Wishes advance directive in my state?

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​most other states, you can use ​treated if you ​

State Information

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​it’snot helping. The Five Wishes ​how you want ​that is easy ​Five Wishes in ​gettin’ where you’re gettin’ to​it stopped if ​Virginia to express ​speak for yourself, using a document ​most other states, you can use ​And while you’re out there ​it will help, but you want ​Five Wishes in ​and unable to ​directive in Maine. Just like in ​hold​your doctor believes ​most other states, you can use ​are seriously ill ​

​for an advance ​than you can ​want it if ​directive in Virginia. Just like in ​treated if you ​the legal requirements ​to carry more ​it; that you don’t want it; or that you ​for an advance ​want to be ​Five Wishes meets ​You never need ​that you want ​the legal requirements ​express how you ​few sentences​small​common life-support treatment scenarios, you can answer ​

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​to understand. All you need ​Five Wishes in ​your smile​legal matters where ​Vermont to express ​that is easy ​most other states, you can use ​the warmth of ​2 deal with ​Five Wishes in ​speak for yourself, using a document ​directive in Louisiana. Just like in ​If it’s cold outside, show the world ​Wishes advance directive. Wishes 1 and ​most other states, you can use ​and unable to ​for an advance ​the window​

​a new Five ​directive in Vermont. Just like in ​are seriously ill ​the legal requirements ​keep on walkin’ ‘til you find ​contact information, you should complete ​for an advance ​treated if you ​Five Wishes meets ​I hope you ​Wish 1, other than simple ​the legal requirements ​want to be ​few sentences​another door closed​or anything in ​Five Wishes meets ​express how you ​

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​to understand. All you need ​Mexico. Just like in ​for yourself, using a document ​choose the one ​distribute copies of ​that is easy ​directive in New ​unable to speak ​I hope you ​the document and ​for yourself, using a document ​for an advance ​seriously ill and ​choose​care agent, family, friends and doctor. Destroy all out-of-date copies of ​unable to speak ​the legal requirements ​if you are ​

​you have to ​inform your health ​seriously ill and ​Five Wishes meets ​to be treated ​the choice and ​changes, be sure to ​if you are ​few sentences​how you want ​And if you’re faced with ​family support network. When you make ​to be treated ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​Kentucky to express ​go​health or your ​how you want ​

​to do is ​Five Wishes in ​you want to ​changes in your ​Utah to express ​to understand. All you need ​most other states, you can use ​leads you where ​have any major ​Five Wishes in ​that is easy ​directive in Kentucky. Just like in ​And each road ​

​year, or if you ​most other states, you can use ​speak for yourself, using a document ​for an advance ​pass slow​least once a ​directive in Utah. Just like in ​and unable to ​the legal requirements ​and the moments ​advance directive at ​for an advance ​are seriously ill ​Five Wishes meets ​days come easy ​your Five Wishes ​the legal requirements ​treated if you ​

​your doctor.​I hope the ​review and update ​Five Wishes meets ​want to be ​or talk to ​to anybody.​good idea to ​to your doctor.​express how you ​here as PDF ​your private information ​time you want. It is a ​

​PDF or talk ​New Jersey to ​the state form ​sell, share or give ​your wishes any ​here as a ​Five Wishes in ​your own wishes. You can download ​we do not ​You can change ​the state form ​most other states, you can use ​words to express ​those free resources. Please know that ​misunderstanding later.​mandatory notice form. You can download ​Jersey. Just like in ​government-approved form and ​

​you access to ​there is no ​you attach a ​directive in New ​you use a ​so will allow ​care agent so ​Five Wishes . State law requires ​for an advance ​Five Wishes . State law mandates ​have to “activate” it but doing ​with your health ​you've completed your ​the legal requirements ​you've completed your ​information and resources. You do not ​Wishes advance directive ​additional step after ​

​Five Wishes meets ​additional step after ​gets you free ​your completed Five ​to take an ​to your doctor.​to take an ​Wishes advance directive ​you go over ​Texas requires you ​PDF or talk ​Kansas requires you ​Activating your Five ​we advise that ​few sentences​here as a ​few sentences​clock anew.​

​your agent has, the better, which is why ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​the state form ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​one-year free access ​you could talk. The more information ​to do is ​your own wishes. You can download ​to do is ​de-archive your document, which restarts the ​have made if ​to understand. All you need ​words to express ​to understand. All you need ​$3 fee to ​feel you would ​that is easy ​government-approved form and ​

​that is easy ​the data. There is a ​decisions that they ​for yourself, using a document ​you use a ​for yourself, using a document ​and we’ll still have ​agent to make ​unable to speak ​Five Wishes. State law mandates ​unable to speak ​to make changes ​requires your healthcare ​seriously ill and ​after you've completed your ​seriously ill and ​back years later ​wishes in writing. The law generally ​

​if you are ​an additional step ​if you are ​make changes. You can come ​that expresses your ​to be treated ​you to take ​to be treated ​you want to ​a living will ​how you want ​New Hampshire requires ​

​how you want ​year in case ​yourself, and you need ​Tennessee to express ​few sentences​Iowa to express ​it for one ​when you can’t speak for ​Five Wishes in ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​Five Wishes in ​unlimited access to ​speak for you ​most other states, you can use ​to do is ​most other states, you can use ​environment, and you’ll have free ​care agent to ​

​directive in Tennessee. Just like in ​to understand. All you need ​directive in Iowa. Just like in ​in a secure ​have a health ​for an advance ​that is easy ​for an advance ​your FWO data ​with both. You need to ​the legal requirements ​for yourself, using a document ​the legal requirements ​Yes. We will store ​usually better off ​Five Wishes meets ​unable to speak ​Five Wishes meets ​

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​how you want ​the state form ​agents, most healthcare professionals ​and your wishes.​that is easy ​Nevada to express ​your own wishes. You can download ​for health care ​better understand you ​speak for yourself, using a document ​Five Wishes in ​words to express ​a legal structure ​your caregivers can ​and unable to ​most other states, you can use ​government-approved form and ​do not have ​

​complete Wishes 3-5 so that ​are seriously ill ​directive in Nevada. Just like in ​you use a ​of people’s wishes, both medical/legal and personal/spiritual. Though some countries ​your medical file. You should also ​treated if you ​for an advance ​Five Wishes . State law mandates ​as an expression ​advance directive in ​want to be ​the legal requirements ​you've completed you ​around the world ​your Five Wishes ​express how you ​Five Wishes meets ​

​additional step after ​U.S., it is used ​a copy of ​South Dakota to ​few sentences​to take an ​use in the ​your doctor has ​Five Wishes in ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​Indiana requires you ​was written for ​life support treatment. Make very sure ​most other states, you can use ​to do is ​few sentences​Wishes advance directive ​want regarding artificial ​

​Dakota. Just like in ​to understand. All you need ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​While the Five ​want or not ​directive in South ​that is easy ​to do is ​reciprocity.​what you would ​for an advance ​for yourself, using a document ​to understand. All you need ​

​50 states under ​personnel can know ​the legal requirements ​unable to speak ​that is easy ​honored in all ​directive) so that medical ​Five Wishes meets ​seriously ill and ​for yourself, using a document ​signed will be ​Five Wishes advance ​few sentences​if you are ​unable to speak ​which it was ​(the “living will” portion of the ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​to be treated ​

​seriously ill and ​the state in ​complete Wish 2 ​to do is ​how you want ​if you are ​legal requirements of ​a healthcare agent, then you should ​to understand. All you need ​Nebraska to express ​to be treated ​that meets the ​to act as ​that is easy ​Five Wishes in ​how you want ​An advance directive ​you have anyone ​speak for yourself, using a document ​

​most other states, you can use ​Illinois to express ​a requirement.​not feel that ​and unable to ​directive in Nebraska. Just like in ​Five Wishes in ​state, notarization is not ​If you do ​are seriously ill ​for an advance ​most other states, you can use ​in any other ​X will decide.​treated if you ​the legal requirements ​directive in Illinois. Just like in ​If you live ​can’t, then adult child ​

​want to be ​Five Wishes meets ​for an advance ​Five Wishes notarized.​to decide,but if they ​express how you ​few sentences​the legal requirements ​must have your ​four adult children ​South Carolina to ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​Five Wishes meets ​in North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia, or Missouri you ​Wishesadvance directive that, say, you want your ​Five Wishes in ​to do is ​few sentences​If you live ​

​in the Five ​most other states, you can use ​to understand. All you need ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​Wishes.​others. You can write ​Carolina. Just like in ​that is easy ​to do is ​10 of Five ​disagree with the ​directive in South ​for yourself, using a document ​to understand. All you need ​instructions on page ​one agent may ​for an advance ​unable to speak ​that is easy ​

​follow the witness ​against it because ​the legal requirements ​seriously ill and ​for yourself, using a document ​relative or beneficiary. Be sure to ​to serve simultaneously, but we advise ​Five Wishes meets ​if you are ​unable to speak ​interest, such as a ​health care agents ​few sentences​

​to be treated ​seriously ill and ​a conflict of ​to appoint multiple ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​how you want ​if you are ​witnesses, usually those with ​or adult children. Some people want ​to do is ​Montana to express ​to be treated ​from serving as ​be your spouse ​to understand. All you need ​Five Wishes in ​how you want ​disqualify certain people ​

​not have to ​that is easy ​most other states, you can use ​Idaho to express ​one signing. Most state laws ​your wishes, and it does ​speak for yourself, using a document ​directive in Montana. Just like in ​Five Wishes in ​you are the ​to carry out ​and unable to ​for an advance ​

​most other states, you can use ​see your wishes, just see that ​someone you trust ​are seriously ill ​the legal requirements ​directive in Idaho. Just like in ​with or even ​health care personnel. You should choose ​treated if you ​Five Wishes meets ​for an advance ​have to agree ​doctor or other ​want to be ​few sentences​the legal requirements ​sign it. They do not ​of interest, such as your ​

​express how you ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​Five Wishes meets ​being coerced to ​an obvious conflict ​Rhode Island to ​to do is ​few sentences​mind, without duress or ​disqualify people with ​Five Wishes in ​to understand. All you need ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​were of sound ​law will likely ​most other states, you can use ​that is easy ​to do is ​and that you ​

​health care agent, although your state ​Island. Just like in ​for yourself, using a document ​to understand. All you need ​your advance directive ​serve as your ​directive in Rhode ​unable to speak ​that is easy ​one who signed ​(21 in Colorado) or older can ​for an advance ​seriously ill and ​for yourself, using a document ​you are the ​Anyone age 18 ​the legal requirements ​if you are ​unable to speak ​

​Witnesses confirm that ​do two things:​Five Wishes meets ​to be treated ​seriously ill and ​ones.​followed, make sure you ​few sentences​how you want ​if you are ​to your Doctor, Healthcare Agent, and other loved ​have your wishes ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​Missouri to express ​to be treated ​signed Five Wishes ​you can to ​to do is ​Five Wishes in ​

​how you want ​your completed and ​Wishes takes effect. To do all ​to understand. All you need ​most other states, you can use ​Hawaii to express ​scanned copies of ​when your Five ​that is easy ​directive in Missouri. Just like in ​Five Wishes in ​scanning and providing ​final word on ​for yourself, using a document ​for an advance ​most other states, you can use ​your wallet. We highly recommend ​doctor has the ​

​unable to speak ​the legal requirements ​directive in Hawaii. Just like in ​and put in ​observe, and so your ​seriously ill and ​Five Wishes meets ​for an advance ​document then signed ​a doctor must ​if you are ​

​few sentences​the legal requirements ​cut from the ​and conditions that ​to be treated ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​Five Wishes meets ​that should be ​its own rules ​how you want ​to do is ​few sentences​a wallet card ​of your state. Each state has ​Pennsylvania to express ​to understand. All you need ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​refrigerator. There is also ​

​to the laws ​Five Wishes in ​that is easy ​to do is ​posted on your ​your wishes according ​most other states, you can use ​for yourself, using a document ​to understand. All you need ​a desk or ​required to follow ​directive in Pennsylvania. Just like in ​unable to speak ​that is easy ​if needed, such as in ​Your doctor is ​for an advance ​seriously ill and ​

​for yourself, using a document ​be easily obtained ​copy.​the legal requirements ​if you are ​unable to speak ​where it can ​give them a ​Five Wishes meets ​to be treated ​seriously ill and ​in a location ​and friends and ​to your doctor.​how you want ​if you are ​should be placed ​with your family ​

​PDF or talk ​Mississippi to express ​to be treated ​signed and witnessed/notarized, the original document ​• Discuss Five Wishes ​here as a ​Five Wishes in ​how you want ​Wishes has been ​your doctor.​the state form ​most other states, you can use ​Georgia to express ​Once your Five ​medical file by ​your own wishes. You can download ​directive in Mississippi. Just like in ​Five Wishes in ​

​will and testament.​placed in your ​words to express ​for an advance ​most other states, you can use ​in a last ​Five Wishes is ​government-approved form and ​the legal requirements ​directive in Georgia. Just like in ​state your wishes ​copy of your ​you use a ​Five Wishes meets ​for an advance ​funeral provider or ​• Make sure a ​Five Wishes . State law mandates ​few sentences​

​the legal requirements ​sign a “pre-need” contract with a ​copy.​you've completed your ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​Five Wishes meets ​be legally binding, you’d want to ​of them a ​additional step after ​to do is ​few sentences​indicating your preferences. For it to ​and give each ​to take an ​to understand. All you need ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​No. You are only ​agent and doctor ​

What if I don't live in a Five Wishes state?

​Oregon requires you ​that is easy ​to do is ​expressed wishes.​your health care ​few sentences​for yourself, using a document ​to understand. All you need ​care to your ​• Discuss it with ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​unable to speak ​that is easy ​better tailor your ​signing it.​to do is ​seriously ill and ​for yourself, using a document ​person and to ​• Follow directions for ​

​to understand. All you need ​if you are ​

State Information

​unable to speak ​you as a ​in ink.​that is easy ​to be treated ​seriously ill and ​caregivers better know ​• Fill it out ​for yourself, using a document ​how you want ​if you are ​know. Doing this helps ​family as well.​unable to speak ​Minnesota to express ​to be treated ​want others to ​• Review the document, possibly with your ​

​seriously ill and ​Five Wishes in ​how you want ​and what they ​few sentences​if you are ​most other states, you can use ​Florida to express ​to be treated ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​to be treated ​directive in Minnesota. Just like in ​Five Wishes in ​would want, how they wish ​to do is ​how you want ​for an advance ​most other states, you can use ​

​about what they ​to understand. All you need ​Oklahoma to express ​the legal requirements ​directive in Florida. Just like in ​as they desire ​that is easy ​Five Wishes in ​Five Wishes meets ​for an advance ​be as specific ​for yourself, using a document ​most other states, you can use ​decisions for you.​the legal requirements ​encourage people to ​unable to speak ​directive in Oklahoma. Just like in ​

​they begin making ​Five Wishes meets ​people so we ​seriously ill and ​for an advance ​this form before ​few sentences​different to different ​if you are ​the legal requirements ​Wishes must sign ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​kindness may look ​to be treated ​Five Wishes meets ​1 of Five ​to do is ​Being treated with ​

​how you want ​to your doctor.​name in Wish ​to understand. All you need ​anyway?​Wyoming to express ​PDF or talk ​Form. The people you ​that is easy ​ Shouldn’t that happen ​Five Wishes in ​here as a ​Patient Advocate Acceptance ​for yourself, using a document ​key point here.​most other states, you can use ​the state form ​to sign a ​

​unable to speak ​life.Intention is the ​directive in Wyoming. Just like in ​your own wishes. You can download ​health care agent ​seriously ill and ​“with the intention” of taking their ​for an advance ​words to express ​Michigan requires your ​if you are ​is doing so ​the legal requirements ​government-approved form and ​The state of ​to be treated ​hasten the patient’s death, then the doctor ​Five Wishes meets ​

​you use a ​few sentences​how you want ​in order to ​few sentences​Five Wishes . State law mandates ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​Delaware to express ​doctor prescribes medication ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​you've completed your ​to do is ​Five Wishes in ​on comfort. However if a ​to do is ​additional step after ​to understand. All you need ​most other states, you can use ​

​end the person’s life, it is focused ​to understand. All you need ​to take an ​that is easy ​directive in Delaware. Just like in ​is not to ​that is easy ​Ohio requires you ​for yourself, using a document ​for an advance ​comfort, then the intent ​speak for yourself, using a document ​few sentences​unable to speak ​the legal requirements ​pain and provide ​and unable to ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​seriously ill and ​few sentences​

​to help relieve ​yourself, using a document ​you want to ​of Columbia. Just like in ​few sentences​for yourself, using a document ​how you want ​for an advance ​to do is ​seriously ill and ​Five Wishes in ​Five Wishes meets ​that is easy ​to be treated ​directive in California. Just like in ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​unable to speak ​Arkansas to express ​

​the legal requirements ​to understand. All you need ​if you are ​most other states, you can use ​few sentences​for yourself, using a document ​how you want ​for an advance ​to do is ​seriously ill and ​Five Wishes in ​Five Wishes meets ​below to find ​state’s form to ​legal requirements. After completing, signing and witnessing ​is an additional ​to do is ​seriously ill and ​

​Five Wishes in ​Five Wishes meets ​that is easy ​want to be ​Virginia. Just like in ​few sentences.​for yourself, using a document ​how you want ​for an advance ​to do is ​seriously ill and ​Five Wishes in ​Five Wishes meets ​that is easy ​to be treated ​directive in Vermont. Just like in ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​unable to speak ​

​Utah to express ​the legal requirements ​the state form ​additional step after ​to do is ​seriously ill and ​Five Wishes in ​Five Wishes meets ​that is easy ​want to be ​Dakota. Just like in ​few sentences​speak for yourself, using a document ​express how you ​directive in South ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​and unable to ​Rhode Island to ​

​for an advance ​to do is ​seriously ill and ​Five Wishes in ​Five Wishes meets ​your own wishes. You can download ​you've completed your ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​unable to speak ​Oklahoma to express ​the legal requirements ​the state form ​Five Wishes . State law mandates ​few sentences​speak for yourself, using a document ​express how you ​directive in North ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​

​and unable to ​North Carolina to ​for an advance ​to do is ​are seriously ill ​Five Wishes in ​the legal requirements ​to understand. All you need ​treated if you ​most other states, you can use ​Five Wishes meets ​that is easy ​want to be ​Jersey. Just like in ​to your doctor.​words to express ​an additional step ​to do is ​

​seriously ill and ​Five Wishes in ​Five Wishes meets ​that is easy ​to be treated ​directive in Nebraska. Just like in ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​unable to speak ​Montana to express ​the legal requirements ​to understand. All you need ​if you are ​most other states, you can use ​

​few sentences​for yourself, using a document ​how you want ​for an advance ​to do is ​seriously ill and ​Five Wishes in ​Five Wishes meets ​1 of Five ​health care agent ​to do is ​seriously ill and ​Five Wishes in ​Five Wishes meets ​that is easy ​to be treated ​directive in Maryland. Just like in ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​

​unable to speak ​Maine to express ​the legal requirements ​to understand. All you need ​if you are ​most other states, you can use ​few sentences​for yourself, using a document ​how you want ​for an advance ​here as PDF ​you use a ​Kansas requires you ​

​that is easy ​to be treated ​directive in Iowa. Just like in ​or talk to ​government-approved form and ​to take an ​to understand. All you need ​if you are ​most other states, you can use ​few sentences​for yourself, using a document ​how you want ​for an advance ​to do is ​seriously ill and ​Five Wishes in ​Five Wishes meets ​that is easy ​

​to be treated ​directive in Georgia. Just like in ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​unable to speak ​Florida to express ​the legal requirements ​to understand. All you need ​if you are ​most other states, you can use ​few sentences​yourself, using a document ​you want to ​of Columbia. Just like in ​few sentences​for yourself, using a document ​how you want ​for an advance ​to do is ​

​seriously ill and ​Five Wishes in ​Five Wishes meets ​that is easy ​to be treated ​directive in California. Just like in ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​unable to speak ​Arkansas to express ​the legal requirements ​to understand. All you need ​if you are ​most other states, you can use ​few sentences​for yourself, using a document ​how you want ​for an advance ​to do is ​

​seriously ill and ​Five Wishes in ​Five Wishes meets ​but may need ​in one of ​advance directive and ​If you live ​has the same ​ruled the agent ​advance directive document. Just follow the ​care providers to ​legal requirements of ​Yes. It was written ​you chose to ​unable to make ​is being said. The Five Wishes ​health care decisions ​events like marriage, divorce, having children, or being diagnosed ​

​to review and ​age of 18 ​advance directive is ​of mind around ​to do. Completing the Five ​your family, friends, and doctor to ​make them clearly ​will know what ​– such as whether ​guide important medical ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​to speak for ​to express how ​directive in District ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​unable to speak ​Connecticut to express ​the legal requirements ​

​to understand. All you need ​if you are ​most other states, you can use ​few sentences​for yourself, using a document ​how you want ​for an advance ​to do is ​seriously ill and ​Five Wishes in ​Five Wishes meets ​that is easy ​

​to be treated ​directive in Arizona. Just like in ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​unable to speak ​Alaska to express ​the legal requirements ​to understand. All you need ​if you are ​most other states, you can use ​State?​Wishes.” Click the button ​and attach your ​Five Wishes meets ​in Indiana, Kansas, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oregon, or Texas there ​to understand. All you need ​if you are ​most other states, you can use ​few sentences​

​speak for yourself, using a document ​express how you ​directive in West ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​unable to speak ​Washington to express ​the legal requirements ​to understand. All you need ​if you are ​most other states, you can use ​few sentences​for yourself, using a document ​how you want ​for an advance ​to do is ​seriously ill and ​Five Wishes in ​Five Wishes meets ​

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​directive in Illinois. Just like in ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​unable to speak ​Idaho to express ​the legal requirements ​to understand. All you need ​if you are ​most other states, you can use ​few sentences​for yourself, using a document ​how you want ​for an advance ​to do is ​seriously ill and ​Five Wishes in ​Five Wishes meets ​that is easy ​to be treated ​directive in Delaware. Just like in ​

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​to be treated ​directive in Virginia. Just like in ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​unable to speak ​Vermont to express ​the legal requirements ​to understand. All you need ​if you are ​most other states, you can use ​to your doctor.​you attach a ​Texas requires you ​that is easy ​to be treated ​directive in Tennessee. Just like in ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​and unable to ​South Dakota to ​

​for an advance ​to do is ​are seriously ill ​Five Wishes in ​the legal requirements ​to understand. All you need ​treated if you ​most other states, you can use ​Five Wishes meets ​that is easy ​to be treated ​directive in Pennsylvania. Just like in ​PDF or talk ​government-approved form and ​to take an ​to understand. All you need ​if you are ​most other states, you can use ​to your doctor.​

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​to do is ​seriously ill and ​Five Wishes in ​Five Wishes meets ​that is easy ​to be treated ​directive in Minnesota. Just like in ​they begin making ​Form. The people you ​The state of ​that is easy ​to be treated ​directive in Massachusetts. Just like in ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​unable to speak ​Maryland to express ​the legal requirements ​to understand. All you need ​

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​you've completed your ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​unable to speak ​Iowa to express ​the legal requirements ​the state form ​Five Wishes . State law mandates ​few sentences​for yourself, using a document ​how you want ​for an advance ​to do is ​seriously ill and ​Five Wishes in ​Five Wishes meets ​that is easy ​to be treated ​directive in Hawaii. Just like in ​

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How do I use the Five Wishes advance directive?

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Does filling out Five Wishes guarantee that my wishes will be followed?

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Who should be my health care agent?

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What do I do if I don’t have anyone I can name as my health care agent?

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Which is better to have: a living will or a health care agent?

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What if I fill out the Five Wishes advance directive and later change my mind?

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What changes can I make and which require a newFive Wishes advance directive?

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Why are there three choices in Wish 2?

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What does it mean in Wish 2 that “I don’t want anything done or omitted by my doctors or nurses with the intention of taking my life”?

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Why does the Five Wishes advance directive say in Wish 3 that “I want to be treated with kindness”?

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​few sentences​for yourself, using a document ​how you want ​for an advance ​to do is ​seriously ill and ​Five Wishes in ​Five Wishes meets ​that is easy ​to be treated ​directive in Alaska. Just like in ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​unable to speak ​Alabama to express ​the legal requirements ​a copy of ​your Five Wishes ​your Five Wishes ​step you will ​

In Wish 5, I can indicate my burial/cremation wishes. Is that legally binding?

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What do I do after I’ve signed my Five Wishes?

​that is easy ​to be treated ​directive in Washington. Just like in ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​unable to speak ​Virginia to express ​the legal requirements ​to understand. All you need ​if you are ​most other states, you can use ​few sentences​for yourself, using a document ​how you want ​for an advance ​here as a ​you've completed your ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​unable to speak ​Tennessee to express ​the legal requirements ​to understand. All you need ​treated if you ​most other states, you can use ​

Who can be my witnesses and what do they witness?

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Do I have to have my Five Wishes advance directive notarized?

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What if I travel a lot? Will my Five Wishes advance directive be honored wherever I go?

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Can I use the Five Wishes advance directive if I don’t live in the United States?

​after you've completed your ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​unable to speak ​Nevada to express ​the legal requirements ​to understand. All you need ​if you are ​most other states, you can use ​few sentences​for yourself, using a document ​how you want ​for an advance ​to do is ​seriously ill and ​Five Wishes in ​Five Wishes meets ​

​that is easy ​to be treated ​directive in Mississippi. Just like in ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​unable to speak ​Minnesota to express ​the legal requirements ​Wishes must sign ​to sign a ​check a box, circle a direction, or write a ​unable to speak ​Massachusetts to express ​the legal requirements ​to understand. All you need ​if you are ​most other states, you can use ​few sentences​

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