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Durable Powers of Attorney
   
 
Powers of Attorney

An Advance Directive is a document that tells your doctor what kind of care you would like to have if you become unable to make medical decisions. A Durable Power of Attoney (DPA) for health care is a kind of advance directive. A DPA states whom you have chosen to make health care decisions for you any time you are unconscious or unable to make medical decisions on your own.

If you are interested in having a DPA, please download the following PDF form and fill it out. Most importatnly, make sure your loved ones know where to find it. Should you decide to complete the attached directive, Draves Family Medicine will be available to notarize the document for you at no charge. It will be necessary for you to be accompanied by two witnesses and sign the document in our presence. Each witness must be at least 18 years of age.

Durable Powers of Attorney PDF Form (large file, make take time to download)

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