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Living Will

  • A living will indicates the clients' wishes regarding

    1. Prolonging life using life support measures

    2. Refusing or stopping medical interventions

    3. Making decisions about their medical care

  • A living will is executed while the client is competent and able to make sound decisions.

  • As conditions change, a living will needs to be re-evaluated for relevance.

  • Living wills may differ as based on state laws.