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