What is a healthcare power of attorney, and how does it work?
A Will distributes your property according to your wishes upon death. It cannot intervene in the event you become incapacitated. Thus, the need for a healthcare power of attorney. The healthcare power of attorney is a legal document that is used to appoint a representative over you, in the event you are unable to communicate or make healthcare decisions for yourself. In North Carolina, an individual who is at least 18 years of age and has the capacity to make and communicate