We also recognize that it may be difficult to know what to discuss with your healthcare agent or whom to choose as a healthcare agent. Columbia St. Mary’s offers a set of questions that may be helpful for you:
We hope that when you compare your answers to those of your agent, you will have a better idea of topics to discuss to aid in your decision-making. We also have a compiled a list of other sites and resources for you to explore.
Columbia St. Mary’s offers sessions with a Healthcare Ethicist and trained social workers and chaplains who can help you create your own advance directive. To register for one of these free sessions, visit our Community Education webpage, at the top click on "Search for a Class" and type in or copy and paste “Advance Directives & Living Wills” into the Title/Keyword field.