The Colorado Living Will is supplied in a packet of Advance Directives that also includes papers for naming a Health Care Proxy, commonly known as a Medical Power Of Attorney, and selecting Anatomical Gifts.
(Note: If a person is declared incompetent and has not designated someone to make medical decisions for them, a group of interested parties can appoint a Proxy Decision Maker or Health Care Surrogate.)
Required Specifics: You and two (2) witnesses are need to sign your CO Living Will in order for it to be legal.
Death With Dignity Legislation (a.k.a. Aid-In-Dying or Physician-Assisted Death)
The people of Colorado voted to approve Prop 106, which authorizes the medical practice of aid in dying. To be eligible people must be 18 years old, mentally capable, in the final stages of a terminal illness defined as six months or less to live, and must request and take the medicine by themselves (self-administer). [Learn more here]