Having a Healthcare Proxy and a Power of Attorney in place to handle your affairs and medical needs is a critical part of estate planning. Choosing who will serve in those roles is just as important as the documents themselves.. In a previous blog, Attorney Dowling laid out some guidelines for choosing a Healthcare Proxy (often called a Healthcare Power of Attorney outside of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts). In the following bog, our American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys coleague explores some other factors to consider when choosing who will act as your agent. CLICK HERE to read more.