Durable Power of Attorney

A little broader than either a general or special Power of Attorney. A Durable Power of Attorney becomes effective ONLY when you become disabled or mentally incompetent, depending upon the way it is written. These documents must be notarized and witnessed.

Source: Superior Court of Arizona, Maricopa County

A legal document that enables you to designate another person, called the attorney-in-fact, to act on your behalf, in the event you become disabled or incapacitated.

Source: Medicare.gov