The Colorado Living Will is included in an Advance Directive packet that also contains forms for naming a Health Care Proxy, which they refer to as a Medical Power Of Attorney, and specifying Anatomical Gifts. (Note: If a person is deemed incompetent and hasn't named anyone to make medical decisions for them, a Proxy Decision Maker — or Health Care Surrogate — can be appointed by a group of interested persons.) Required Information: You and two (2) witnesses must sign your CO Living Will for it to be considered valid.
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]