This resource can help you talk about what matters to you and have a say in your health care. It can also be shared with others ahead of time.
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This guide discusses how to start talking with a child who is living with a serious illness about the health care that is right for them.
This guide helps you prepare how to talk about the care that is right for you or someone you care for.
This guide explains to a person what it means to be an advocate for someone you care about, as their proxy — and help them have a say in their health care.
This guide explains how to choose an advocate who could speak for you — and help you have a say in your health care.
The What Matters to Me workbook is designed to help people with a serious illness get ready to talk to their health care team (doctor, nurse, social worker, etc.) about what is most important to them
AARP’s information on conversations about end-of-life
National Suicide Preventation Center
The Medical Board of California’s description of rights under the CURES Act
OpenNotes is a nonprofit committed to spreading and studying the effects of transparent communication among patients, families and clinicians.
A nonprofit dedicated to protecting patient rights when hospitals merge
NIJH serves as a resource and educational center for hospices, hospitals, family service, medical organizations and all health-care agencies, educating them to the issues and challenges of serving the Jewish terminally ill.