What does advance directive mean?

advance directive meaning in Law Dictionary

document about last wishes of an individual. It's drawn up just in case the person becomes struggling to make their choices. AKA living will.

advance directive meaning in Business Dictionary

A legal document providing detailed instructions regarding an individual's final wishes. In the event the individual is not physically or mentally able to relay their wishes, the advance directive informs medical professionals what, if any, treatments or procedures will be permitted. Also know as a living will.