Advance Care Planning

COVID-19 has heightened the importance of advance care planning. Having conversations in advance about your preferences and wishes for your medical care brings your voice into these decisions and brings comfort and support to the person you designate as your health care decision maker in the event you cannot express your wishes on your own.

Advance Care Planning Resources for Patients and the Public

National Healthcare Decisions Day Resources (April 16)

Advance Directives: Points for Having The Talk – This fact card provides the basic facts about advance care planning and advance directives.
Advance Care Planning Myths - This fact card dispels common myths about advance care planning. 
Reflection on Health Care Decisions – This flyer provides guidance for starting the conversation about advance care planning.