A Living Will is a written document in which you, as an adult who is now competent, can express your wishes regarding your future health care in the event that you are unable to make health care decisions. You can also include a statement of your preferences and desires regarding medical treatment with your Living Will, which can provide a useful resource for your treatment providers.
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