Follow this roadmap for guidance through the advance care planning process. Each stop along the way provides you with information to help you choose which steps and documents are right for you.




In Colorado, in a medical crisis, no one is automatically chosen to make medical decisions for you. It is important to choose a Medical Durable Power of Attorney so that doctors will know who to speak with about what you would want.


“Being able to go online and kind of do a little research myself, it made me more comfortable with it, and then I could bring up that kind of conversation.”

– A 30 year-old woman from Colorado Springs, CO