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- View, download, or print an electronic copy of the booklet:
- Order printed copies of the booklets (English or Spanish):
- To request a single printed copy, contact the Colorado Hospital Association via email or phone them at 720-489-1630.
- To order multiple copies (sold in packs of 25 for $15), click to order directly from the printer, Progressive Services, Inc., or phone them at 303-923-0000.
Simple Medical Durable Power of Attorney appointment document.
Colorado General Power of Attorney form to appoint a general power of attorney for purposes of handling financial or other matters NOT related to healthcare.
Colorado Declaration of Disposition of Last Remains: needed to document preferences for handling of your body after death and any memorial service.
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment revised regulations for the Colorado CPR Directive.
Simple form for documentation of a Proxy by Statute selection.
Chart detailing and comparing Colorado’s tools for advance care planning (updated 10/2010), including Living Will, MDPOA, CPR directive, Designated Beneficiary, Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment, and Guardianship.
Chart outlining which advance care planning document prevails in a variety of circumstances
Advance care planning flowchart for consumers.
Advance Care Planning Flowchart for healthcare providers.
Printable summary of information on Colorado advance directives, hospice and palliative care, and helpful resources.
Summary of Colorado’s Surrogate Decision Makers for Healthcare: Medical Durable Power of Attorney, Proxy-by-Statute, Designated Beneficiary–definitions, distinctions, and documentation.
HIPAA Release Form — use this form to authorize another person to look at your medical records and talk to your health care providers about your condition.
For active folks with CPR directives, a special no-CPR bracelet or necklace can be obtained from Award and Sign Connection (visit their website or 303.799.8979) or MedicAlert Foundation (visit their website or 888.633.4298).
Colorado Bar Association’s Senior Law Handbook 2014: contains valuable information on many legal topics for seniors including real estate transactions, avoiding identity theft, estate planning, medical directives and advance care planning, options for care at the end of life.
Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences at the End of Life, a September, 2014, report by the Institute of Medicine.