Planning for and explaining your end-of-life wishes is an important conversation to have with family members.
Six pilot teams are working with healthy patients and their families to develop written health care plans in the event they have a future medical event and are unable to speak for themselves.
Bill Helm and Deborah Holmes, Partners for Community Wellness volunteers, play important roles in the roll-out of Honoring Care Decisions, a new program to improve and support advance-care planning.
Talking about death within the family is often difficult. Honoring Care Decisions is a program promoting conversations with family and providers about end-of-life care and advance care planning.