(name, home address and phone number) as my health care agent to make any and all health care decisions for me, except
to the extent that I state otherwise. This proxy shall take effect when and
if I become unable to make my own health care decisions.
2) Optional: Alternate Agent. If the person I appoint is unable, unwilling or unavailable to act as my health
care agent, I hereby appoint:
(name, home address and telephone number) as my health care agent to make any and all health
care decisions for me, except to the extent that I state otherwise.
3) Unless I revoke it or state an expiration date or circumstances under which it will expire, this proxy shall
remain in effect indefinitely. (Optional: If you want this proxy to
expire, state the date or conditions here.
This proxy shall expire (specify date or conditions):
4) Optional: I direct my health care agent to make health care
decisions according to my wishes and limitations, as he or she knows or
as stated below. (If you want to limit your agent’s authority to make
health care decisions for you or to give specific instructions, you may
state your wishes or limitations here.) I direct my health care agent to
make health care decisions in accordance with the following limitations
and/or instructions (attach additional pages as necessary).
In order for your agent to make health care decisions for you about artificial nutrition and hydration (nourishment and water provided by
feeding tube and intravenous line), your agent must reasonably know your
wishes. You can either tell your agent what your wishes are or include
them in this section.
5) Your Identification: (print) Your Name
6) Optional: Organ and/or Tissue Donation
Any needed organs and/or tissues
I hereby make an anatomical gift, to be effective upon my death, of: (check any
The following organs and/or tissues
If you do not state your wishes or instructions about organ and/or tissue donation on this form, it will not be taken to mean
that you do not wish to make a donation or prevent a person, who is
otherwise authorized by law, to consent to a donation on your behalf.
7) Statement by Witnesses: (Witnesses must
be 18 years of age or older and cannot be the health care agent or
I declare that the person who signed this document is
personally known to me and appears to be of sound mind and acting of
his or her own free will. He or she signed (or asked another to sign for
him or her) this document in my presence.