If Your Parents Become Incapacitated

Make sure your parent have the right documents to spell out their desires if they can no longer make decisions for themselves.

Make sure your parents have these three documents: a living will, a durable power of attorney, and some form of health care proxy. These give them an opportunity to clarify their choices if they become incapacitated and to appoint someone they trust to make those choices for them when they no longer can. You should consider drawing up your own set of these documents at the same time.

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