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Arizona Resources for Advance Care Planning

We’ve compiled a list of resources to help all Arizonans think through, discuss, and prepare advance directives—for themselves and for others.

Download a PDF of this list here.

Advance Care Planning Documents

You can access advance directives forms at no cost in several locations.

Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association (AzHHA) |

  • Pre-hospital Medical Care Directive
  • Living Will (English & Spanish)
  • AZ Health Care Power of Attorney with Optional Mental Health Authority Short Form (English & Spanish)

Arizona Attorney General Life Care Planning Packet |

  • Pre-hospital Medical Care Directive
  • Living Will (English & Spanish)
  • AZ Health Care Power of Attorney (English &Spanish)
  • AZ Mental Care Power of Attorney (English &Spanish)
  • Advance Directives Registry Registration

Having the Conversation

Many resources provide tools to start a conversation about advance care planning with loved ones and help guide your own decision-making.

Legal Resources

While you do not need an attorney to complete advance directives documents, it may be helpful in some situations to work with an attorney if there are more complex family dynamics and estate concerns.


Miscellaneous Resources


AzHDR Team


The AzHDR team is committed to helping you honor your end-of-life healthcare wishes by providing secure and seamless access to advance directives, documents that outline your healthcare preferences, across the continuum of care. We’re passionate about providing a safe place to store and make accessible Arizonans’ advance directive documents so end-of-life care will be guided by their wishes.