Health Care Proxies and End of Life Care

Health Care Proxies

  • Facing End-of-Life Issues
    Information about the different types of advance directives.
  • American Association of Retired Persons
    Provides information on advance directives and includes information on where the AARP stands on end-of-life issues. Links to other sites are also provided.
  • Partnership for Caring
    Many useful resources, including forms for each state and a number of links to other sites. There is a detailed description of many issues relating to end-of-life decisions, from euthanasia to health care proxies. Publications and videotapes can also be ordered from this site.
  • Growth House, Inc.
    A gateway to resources for life-threatening illness and end-of-life care
  • Hospice Federation of Massachusetts
    Information on hospice care, decision-making tools, and a hospice locator
  • On Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying
    Provides end-of-life tools, resources, and care options. Learn about solutions for finding a better death and explore the options for humane care for the dying.

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