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D - HOW STRICTLY YOU WANT YOUR PREFERENCES FOLLOWED
I want my preferences, as expressed in this Living Will, to serve as a general guide. I understand
that in some situations, the person making decisions for me may decide something different from the
preferences I express above, if they think it's in my best interests.
I want my preferences, as expressed in this Living Will, to be followed strictly, even if the person
making decisions for me thinks that this isn't in my best interests.
Place your initials in the box next to the statement that reflects how strictly you want others to follow your
preferences. Choose only one.
This section is optional. In this space, you can write other important preferences for your health care that
aren’t described somewhere else in this document. For example, these might be social, cultural, or
faith-based preferences for care, or preferences about treatments such as feeding tubes, blood transfusions,
or pain medications. If you need more space, you may attach extra pages and use this space to refer to
attached pages. Be sure to initial and date every page that you attach.
C - ADDITIONAL PREFERENCES
VA ADVANCE DIRECTIVE: DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR HEALTH CARE AND LIVING WILL
NAME (Last, First, Middle) LAST FOUR DIGITS OF SSN: