Tools for Planning
Important Steps to Protect Your End of Life Choice
A webpage with resources and information on general preparedness for end of life choices.
The Values worksheet is a great resource for personal reflection and includes questions you may want to consider as you make decisions and prepare documents concerning your health care preferences. These questions may also serve as an important conversation guide with loved ones concerning your choices. Updated 1-1-2020
End of Life Washington developed the combined Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care and Health Care Directive after years of committed research and development. It has been widely praised by health care professionals, advance planning advocates, and attorneys who specialize in elder law and estate planning. It is also endorsed by Senior Services.
How well does your family, physician, or health care agent know your health care wishes? This short test can give you some sense of how well you have communicated your wishes. Consider this a tool to promote conversation and increase the likelihood that your end-of-life wishes will be honored. Updated 1-10-2020
Preparation and Choice in the Time of COVID-19
A resource document with suggestions for general preparedness and choices for people with COVID-19 who are unlikely to survive and whose priority is a peaceful death.