Advance Directives

Informed Choices About Your Health Care

It’s important for everyone, regardless of age, to think about, talk about, and put their wishes about self-determination in writing. In an effort to make information about advanced directives more accessible, understandable, and less intimidating the American Hospital Association has developed a website, This site has easy-to-use, helpful information about advance directives in both English and Spanish. Learn more about advance directives at

Download Advance Directive forms from Methodist Health System.

Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System, or any of its affiliated hospitals.