Planning Tools
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There are many products and websites, including some with paid subscriptions, that

provide forms and guidance to help you with your end-of-life planning.

We review planning tools on our blog here.

Organizations
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The Conversation Project 

https://theconversationproject.org

Provides a guide for how to have a conversation about your end-of-life wishes.

Massachusetts Coalition for Serious Illness care

http://maseriouscare.org

Helps healthcare organizations educate patients about health care choices.

End-of-Life terms
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It's hard to make decisions about your end-of-life care if you don't know the meaning of medical and legal terms. This glossary will give you information you need to create your own care plan.

Books
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There are many wonderful and helpful books about death and dying.  A good place to start is with these two books by medical doctors.

Gawande, Atul. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. Metropolitan Books, 2014.

 

Kalanithi, Paul. When Breath Becomes Air,

 Random House, 2016.