This Advanced Health Care Directive (Living Will and Health Care Proxy) is intended to
be used by an individual to express his or her intentions regarding whether or not life-
sustaining procedures are to be utilized in the event he or she becomes incapacitated.
The document provides for the appointment of a Health Care Proxy in case the
individual is unable to speak for himself/herself either because he/she is terminally ill,
injured, or comatose. It contains numerous standard clauses as well as optional
provisions to fit the specific wishes of the individual. This is a useful estate planning tool
that can determine what actions will be taken when an individual becomes