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Advance Directives Information

Advance Care Planning Resources

Source: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Description:

Information about advance directives, choosing and being a healthcare agent and preparing your advance directives.


Advance Directives Factsheet

Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners

Description:

Factsheet that covers your right to decide; discussing your wishes; advance directives options


Consumer's Toolkit for Health Care Advance Planning

Source: American Bar Association

Description:

Information and forms for making a health care advance directive (such as a living will or durable power of attorney for health care)


Getting Your Affairs in Order

Source: National Institute on Aging

Description:

"Age Page" gives information about advance planning for financial and healthcare matters in case of future incapacity.


Informed Consent Factsheet

Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners

Description:

Factsheet explains "informed consent"; includes suggestions and checklist for making health care decisions


Legal Issues in Planning for Incapacity

Source: Family Caregiver Alliance

Description:

Legal matters that should be discussed when a person has Alzheimer's disease or is otherwise incapacitated.


Planning Ahead

Source: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Description:

Explores issues regarding discussing your healthcare wishes with your loved ones and doctor


* The resources identified here are for informational purposes only, and do not constitute medical or legal advice. Readers are advised to contact their own medical professionals and legal advisors to determine the applicability of the information contained or referenced here to their individual circumstances.