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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.

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.


Katy Reno

Marketing & Communications Manager | Health Current

Katy is the Marketing & Communications Manager for Health Current. She joined Health Current in January 2021, bringing with her 15+ years of experience in communications, marketing and public relations. She has worked in the communications field within a variety of industries, including nonprofit, healthcare, higher education and hospitality. Katy studied at Arizona State University where she earned a Master of Mass Communication degree in Public Relations and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication.