Advance Care Directives

An Advance Care Directives documents your wishes for care and treatment should the time come when you are unable to speak for yourself due to life-threatening illness or injury. Completing an Advanced Care Directive provides the opportunity to reflect on what you would like to happen; it can also provide the opportunity to discuss your wishes with family, friends, caregivers and your health care providers.

Requirements for Advanced Care Directives differ from state to state.

To learn more about Advance Care Directives, watch the video below from New Hampshire’s Foundation for Health Communities.