A Health Care Proxy is a legal document stating who can speak for you medically if you are unable to communicate for yourself.
Here are 9 great reasons to complete a Health Care Proxy:
- The Health Care Proxy (HCP) document is free,
- Everyone over the age of 18 needs to have one completed before it is needed,
- A New York State HCP is a one page, two sided document,
- Filling out the HCP takes about three minutes,
- Here you can find a free printable NYS Health Care Proxy online with explanations of how to fill it out,
- Anyone who is sane and literate can complete a HCP, (Lawyers and notaries are not necessary.)
- It should relieve stress once you have it done,
- Did we mention - it is free,
- Here you can find a Health Care Proxy for any state in the USA.
You can do this!