Think about your values and wishes, and start a conversation.
A successful journey begins with a good plan. It is important to think about your values and what matters most to you and your quality of life. Use these free tools to start thinking and talking with your loved ones, friends, and health care provider.
RECOMMENDED* Talking Matters. The Conversation Project helps you to start conversations with family and friends about your values and wishes for end-of-life care. To find the materials in your language click on the starter kit and scroll down to find resources in English, Chinese, French, German, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese.
Colorado Conversation Starter Kit (download here)
Conversation Starter Complete Kit (download here)
Here is a great tool for Being Prepared in the Time of COVID-19 brought to you by The Conversation Project.
ALTERNATIVE* How to Get Started. Prepare for Your Care offers you a step-by-step guide of how to start the advance care planning process. Available in English, Spanish and Chinese.
Prepare for Your Care Pamphlet (download here)
ALTERNATIVE* Write it Out. The Stanford Medicine – Letter Project is a great tool for ideas on writing down your values and wishes for your doctor, family, and friends. Available in English, Spanish, Mandarin, Tagalog, Hindi, Russian, Urdu and Vietnamese.
The Stanford Medicine – Letter (download here)