Stories: Advance DirectivesIn This Section
- Thanksgiving Conversations about End-of-Life WishesBy Dr. Sanders Burstein | November 25
Planning for and explaining your end-of-life wishes is an important conversation to have with family members.
- Honoring Care Decisions: Talking to Patients About Care PlanningJanuary 13
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.
- Advance-Care Planning: Q&A with Bill Helm and Deborah HolmesBy Steve Bjerklie | November 5
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.
- Honoring Decisions When Decisions Matter MostBy Steve Bjerklie | October 1
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.