Minnesota Board on Aging (MBA)
Minnesota Health Care Directive
540 Cedar St, St. Paul, MN, 55155
Distance: 1533 Miles
This document guides health care decisions in the event that you become unable to make or communicate decisions for yourself. In a health care directive you may do one or both of the following:
* Name a person or persons to make decisions for you, and/or
* State your wishes and preferences about the kind of care you want
And advanced care directive is one part of the larger, on-going process of long term care planning.
Age 18 or older
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FT-2700.0500Advance Medical Directives Definition
Programs that provide assistance for people who want to use the tools appropriate in their state to express their wishes regarding future medical treatment should they become incapacitated and/or to name the individual they would like to make health care decisions on their behalf. Included are programs that provide copies of necessary forms as well as those that help people complete them.
Individuals who are age 18 and older but who are not yet considered older adults.
YB-8000Older Adults Definition
Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YF-2000Frail Elderly Definition
Older adults who have a condition that affects their independence and places them at future risk of needing a higher level of care than is currently required.