I am a healthy person in my 20s, with a good job and good health. I have no dependents. I do not understand why someone said to me that I should consider getting a Power of Attorney for Health. Could you explain?

May 2, 2017

If a person becomes mentally incapable of making his/her personal care decisions, someone else must make the decision for him/her. This person is called a “substitute decision-maker”. For some decisions related to medical treatment, the law states that the doctor and other health-care providers must obtain the substitute decision-maker’s consent before taking action or proceeding with the medical treatment. By making a Power of Attorney for Personal Care, you can choose a person that you can trust to be your substitute decision-maker if you become mentally incapable in the future.

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