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"AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION TOOL KIT FOR HEALTH CARE ADVANCE PLANNING"

WHAT Toolkit to help individuals ask the tough questions when planning for advance health care.
WHYTo provide tools that assist individuals accurately communicate their wishes for advance health care.
WHEREAmerican Bar Association - Commission on Law and Aging.
Available Online.


Program Description


"Studies have shown that standard advance directive forms do little to influence
end-of-life decisions without: 1) informed, thoughtful reflection about your wishes and values, and 2) personal communication between you and your likely decision-makers before a crisis occurs."

- American Bar Association.

The "American Bar Association Tool Kit for Health Care Advance Planning Kit" contains self-help worksheets, suggestions, and resources.

The "Health Care Advance Planning Tool Kit" does not create a formal advance directive. The toolkit does help to clarify and communicate to others what is important to you in planning.

The kit contains ten Tools for Advance Health Care Planning:

-How To Select Your Health Care Agent Or Proxy
-Are Some Conditions Worse Than Death?
-How Do You Weigh Odds Of Survival?
-Personal Priorities And Spiritual Values Important To Your Medical Decisions
-After Death Decisions To Think About Now
-Conversation Scripts: Getting Past The Resistance
-The Proxy Quiz For Family & Physician
-What To Do After Signing Your Health Care Advance Directive
-Guide For Health Care Proxies
-Resources: Advance Planning For Health Care

source:www.americanbar.org


Find out more about the "American Bar Association Tool Kit for Health Care Advance Planning Kit"

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