WEBSITES for starting the conversation:
The Conversation Project: Dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end of life care. Guides and resources for how to start the conversation.
Dying Matters: Dying Matters is a coalition of 30,000 members across England and Wales which aims to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life.
Good End of Life: Designed to help you think about planning your end of life focusing on qualitative aspects of your experiences by providing worksheets, resources and guides.
Let’s Talk: Starting the Conversation about Health, Legal, Financial and End-of-Life Issues
Websites for end-of-life Planning:
Aging with Dignity: Five Wishes- Five Wishes has become America’s most popular living will because it is written in everyday language and helps start and structure important conversations about care in times of serious illness.
The Conversation Project Starter Kit: The Conversation Project is dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care. This kit will get you started.
Ever Plans: A secure digital archive of everything your loved ones will need should something happen to you. Think of it as a digital filing system and planner.
Gyst: Provides you with a rundown of what is needed and what resources and sites are available to help you. The site also rates the resources and sites to help you make informed decisions, while also providing checklists, guides and resources.
for caregivers and providers:
Advocating for a Loved One: So many of us are, or have been, in a caregiving role for a friend or loved one and whether we know it or not, we are very often their most important advocate.
American College of Physicians End of Life Care Resources: In response to emerging ethical, clinical and legal issues regarding end-of-life care, the College established end-of-life care as a priority for policy development and education.
Improving Your End-of-Life Care Practice: The health care system sometimes presents barriers to good end-of-life care; hopefully, these materials can help with care and advance planning.
9 lessons a physician learned about dying: Atul Gawande wants to talk about death.