Advance Care Planning Blog

Educational Information

This is where we share articles with our perspective about Advance Care Planning, and information about subjects pertinent to end-of-life concerns.

The Guitar That Made Me Think

Recently I went to a house concert. The artist, Jack Williams, was one of the finest guitarists I have ever heard. He has been performing for 58 years. At 72 he is amazing. The music was just my style. I was intrigued by his lyrics. The versatility of his music and...

Dementia and Advance Directives

When there is a person with dementia in the family, there needs to be special attention to many matters; Advance Directives is an important one. These directives provide guidance about the wishes of an individual who, for any reason, is unable to make their wishes...

Make All The Difference

A teen I know of shared that when her Dad died suddenly no one knew how to talk with her about it. Her friends didn’t know what to say. Her story highlights the fact that we really don’t do well at communicating about this phase of the life cycle no matter how old we...

I have an advance directive, not because I have a serious illness, but because I have a family.

Ira Byock, M.D.

Author, "The Four Things That Matter Most - A Book About Living"