DOCUMENTING YOUR PREFERENCES
A website that provides state-specific POLST forms
The Five Wishes form functions as an advance directive in most states, but uses more ordinary language and focuses more on personal and spiritual priorities.
This website is similar to Prepare for your Care in helping you think about your preferences, but goes further by helping you to create an actual Advance Directive which can be emailed to your doctor and family.
A comprehensive guide to the benefits of palliative care medicine
Offering guidance to those dealing with serious illness, including advice on advance care planning, grieving, and caregiving
A wide range of links and resources to encourage and support advance care planning
FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS AND INSTITUTIONS
Video library of decision aids to help patients and their clinicians discuss difficult topics in a neutral fashion.
Teaches clinicians to communicate with their patients more skillfully and honestly about difficult topics
Promoting patient-centered approaches to healthcare
Provides guidance for clinicians to initiate conversations about serious illness
Resource for hospitals and other healthcare settings interested in developing palliative care programs.