Introduction to Advance Directives
An advance directive is a means by which you can make your wishes known and can make sure you receive the care you want. Completing advance directives will help you feel reassured that your choices can be honored immediately, without losing valuable time, and that difficult decisions will be easier for your loved ones to make.
Advance directives consist of four types. Each enables you to convey your end-of-life wishes in the event that you are unable to communicate:
The best time to write advance directives is while you're healthy. To help you through the process we have outlined important information below. PDF forms and instructions on completing advance directives in New York State are provided.
Contact United Hospice of Rockland at (845) 634-4974 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like further information or help on advance directives.
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