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What To Discuss With A Healthcare Proxy

Step 4. Even if you think you already know, ask the person you're proposing to appoint as your proxy what he or she thinks about the different topics under discussion.

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If you learn that the person's point of view is different from yours, is he or she still agreeable to going along with what you want and actively enforcing your wishes?

Even if he or she is willing, do you think your wishes will be carried out?

It is recommended that you not argue with your prospective proxy over the levels of care you do and do not want. In fact, if you find yourself having to defend your wishes to the proposed proxy, that could be a sign that you need to look for a different person.

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