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Being Prepared Overview

No matter what your age or health status, this section of the Live With Care Guide is for you. It covers:

The unexpected happens – unexpectedly. You may become unable to speak for yourself because of an accident or a serious illness. It is important that you select someone to represent you and act as your health care agent, someone who knows your wishes and understands the care you would want.

If you are 18 or older in New York State,
you should have a New York State Health Care Proxy.