It’s never easy to deal with death, but one of the best ways to cope is to make sure your wishes are known. To start the conversation, consult the below sample New York Health Care Proxy and Living Will form from the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, where you can designate who should take charge of your personal health-care wishes if you no longer can.Click here to print your state's form and to get more information from the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.
It's important to communicate to your final wishes to your loved ones. Below is a sample living will for New York state. Instructions on how to appoint your own proxy can vary from state to state, so make sure you do the research. Click here for more information. Click here for more information about the New York State forms and policies from the Visting Nurse Service of New York.