Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Gary Zalkin Provides Info On Health Care Proxy In Massachusetts

What is a Heath Care Proxy?

A Health Care Proxy is a legal document that allows a competent adult to appoint someone else to make medical decisions if they are no longer able to make, or communicate, their decisions themselves. Health care proxies had traditionally been used to ensure that an individual’s wishes were upheld in the event of physical incapacitation, not mental incapacitation.

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