Representation Agreements have replaced Living Wills. They allow you to appoint a caregiver to make health decisions for you if you are unable to or need assistance. There are two types.
Section 7 Representation Agreement
Covers routine financial day to day activities, and minor health care decisions.
Does not cover issues with Real estate.
A person is not required to prove capacity to enter into a Contract.
Section 9 Representation Agreement
Covers major heath care decisions.
Use with a Power of Attorney for major financial issues and real estate transactions.
A person must have capacity to enter into a contract.