Things to consider when becoming a Health Care Surrogate (link)
A Health Care Proxy is a very valuable document that everyone should have. It enables a person of your choosing to make medical decisions for you should you be unable to make them yourself.
As important as this document is however, it is equally important to communicate with your proxy to make sure they can make decisions for you that you would make for yourself.
If you've been asked to serve as a proxy for a loved one, this article gives some helpful advice on deciding if you want to serve in that role, and how to best perform in the role if you do decide to take on the responsibility.