Advance Directives allow you to be prepared for the uncertainties of life by clearly declaring your wishes and values. Advance Directives are a way to be prepared at any age and stage of life. Advance Directive services offered Durable Power of Attorney (DPOA) Gives you, as principal, the ability to authorize an agent to carry out any legal, financial, or business obligations on your behalf while you are living. Health Care Surrogate Designates the person you want to make decisions regarding your health care and medical treatment, in the event you are unable to make or communicate those decisions on your own. Living Will Declares your values and desires regarding the use or withholding of life support, or heroic life-saving measures. Declaration of Pre-Need Guardian Designates the person you wish to appoint as your guardian if you were to become incapacitated.