What is the difference between an Ohio Healthcare Power of Attorney and an Ohio Living Will?

April 21, 2017  

In the Living Will, you state the people you would want contacted if something happened to you medically, and you state your wishes about whether you want to receive artificial hydration and nutrition if you are determined by two or more doctors to be permanently unconscious. In the Healthcare Power of Attorney, you name the individuals you wish to make medical decisions for you if you are unable to do so. You can also give authority to your agents to carry out your wishes about receiving artificial hydration and nutrition.