Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care

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    Taxonomy Code: FT-2700.0500-200

    Programs that provide assistance for people who want to officially authorize another individual (and one or more alternates) to make health care decisions on their behalf in the event that they become incapacitated and are unable to make those decisions themselves. The appointed agent is authorized to review the medical records of the individual, admit and/or discharge the individual from a hospital or nursing facility, consult with his or her caregivers and sign forms that may be needed to assure that care is provided according to his or her preferences. The agent may also carry out the individual's preferences regarding organ donation.

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    Legal/Court ServicesClinics are offered to low income individuals and families to provide one-on-one assistance with completing your end of life documents. Legal Project staff, volunteer attorneys, and paralegals offer advice and assistance in completing end of life legal documents including wills, living wills, health care proxies, and powers of attorney. Notaries and witnesses are provided to execute the documents at the end of the client's session.AlbanyWILLS PROJECTLEGAL PROJECT

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