Helpful Internet Links

Advocating for a Loved One

Let’s Talk: Starting the Conversation about Health, Legal, Financial & End of Life Issues.

The Conversation Project Starter Kit.

Aging with Dignity.

Take Charge of Your Life.

Prepare to Care: A Planning Guide for Families.

5 Worksheets for Creating a Good End of Life Plan.

Dying Matters: Let’s Talk about it.

Maine Mental Health Advance Directives This introductory guide explains how a Mental Health Advance Directive and a Power of Attorney for Mental Health Treatment work. The guide should be helpful to Maine consumers in deciding whether or not to make use of these legal tools

for further reading

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande. Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Company, 2014. http://atulgawande.com/book/being-mortal/

Knocking on Heaven’s Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death by Katy Butler, http://katybutler.com/site/

Jane Brody’s Guide to the Great Beyond: A Practical Primer to Help You and Your Loved Ones Prepare Medically, Legally, and Emotionally for the End of Life by Jane Brody. http://www.janebrody.net/