To read more about Advance Directives:

Adults of all ages should have advance directives
http://www.tampabay.com/news/health/adults-of-all-ages-should-have-advance-directives/1096504

A gift to the living: An advance directive ensures final wishes are carried out (Article provided by Catholic.org)
http://www.catholic.org/hf/family/story.php?id=32024

Leonard Pitts: Joe? Janice? Does it matter? (An article that all gay and lesbian couples should read)
http://www.news-record.com/content/2009/02/13/article/leonard_pitts_joe_janice_does_it_matter

Van crash injures 4 men in Miami University glee club (Why a college student needs to have a health care surrogate/proxy and HIPAA release form)
www.columbusdispatch.com/live/content/local_news/stories/2009/01/06/arollover.html?sid=101

Advance Directives Found Key to Reducing Stress for Families of Hospitalized Patients at the End of Life