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  • Alaska Advance Health Care Directive

    An advance health care directive allows you to name someone else to make health care decisions for you if you are unable to make your wishes known, as well as allowing you to give instructions in advance about some treatments. This classrooms gives some background information and covers appointing your agent, providing instructions for treatment options and completing the form. Read More

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    Alaska Legal Services - Anchorage
  • Alaska Advance Health Care Directive Form

    You have the right to give instructions about your own health care. You also have the right to name someone else to make health care decisions for you. This form includes a durable power of attorney for health care, lets you give specific instructions for any aspect of your health care to the extent allowed by law, lets you express an intention to make an anatomical gift following your death, lets you make decisions in advance about certain types of mental health treatment, and lets you designate a physician to have primary responsibility for your health care. Content Detail

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  • Completing a Power of Attorney

    A Power of Attorney (POA) is one type of advance directive that allows you to authorize another person to act on your behalf. POA's are not just for people who are sick or old. If something happened to you and you ended up in the hospital, how would your bills get paid, or your other personal business taken care of? This series goes over the Power of Attorney form, including the options allowed and walks through filling out each section Read More

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    Alaska Legal Services - Anchorage
  • Power of Attorney form

    This document contains the new Alaska Power of Attorney form, which reflects the changes made by the Alaska Legislature in 2016. The booklet includes instructions. By using this form, a person can designate an agent to act on his or her behalf regarding a variety of matters. Content Detail

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    Alaska Legal Services Corporation
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