Being Prepared Overview
No matter what your age or health status, this section of the Live With Care Guide is for you. It covers:
- Advance Care Planning – important aspects of health care planning
- Long-Term Care Planning – other care planning for you and your family
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.
you should have a New York State Health Care Proxy.