Five Wishes is an easy-to-use legal advance directive document written in everyday language. It helps all adults, regardless of age or health, to consider and document how they want to be cared for at the end of life. It is America’s most popular living will with more than 40 million copies in circulation.
Five Wishes is unique among all other living will and healthcare agent forms because it speaks to all of a person's needs: medical, personal, emotional and spiritual. Five Wishes also helps to guide and structure discussions with your family and physician, making conversations easier.
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Five Wishes is also available in an electronic version, Five Wishes Digital.
Five Wishes documents are legally valid in almost all states. Some states require specific additional forms or mandatory notices. If you live in one of these states, you can still use Five Wishes to help guide the conversation and put your wishes in writing, and you can attach the additional required forms.
These 20-page documents provide the original English text alongside the translated text, allowing a non-English-speaking user to read and complete the Five Wishes document in his or her native language. Bilingual Five Wishes documents are legally valid in 46 states when completed, signed and properly witnessed.