Resources

The following are a selection of websites from across the United States.  As you are viewing the websites of other states, please understand that no two states have enacted legislation exactly the same.  However, the National POLST Paradigm Taskforce seeks to set standards.

POLST.org
The National POLST Paradigm website

Advance Directives and Advance Care Planning

Prepareforyourcare.org
Make medical decisions for yourself and others, talk with doctors, get the medical care that is right for you.

Mydirectives.com
Make your medical wishes known.

Agingwithdignity.org
Learn about 5 Wishes

TheConversationProject.org
How do you start the conversation?

 

Information from other states

Coalitionccc.org
Coalition for Compassionate Care of California

Compassionandsupport.org
Of New York State

 

Nationwide Information

NHDD.org
What is National Health Care Decisions Day?

 

Videos

The following are a selection of video links from youtube.com regarding POLST, MOLST and other related topics.

POLST – Honoring Patient Wishes for Treament, UCTV
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpDIWCG35rU

Advance Care Planning – Tips for engaging your community on National Healthcare Decisions Day
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUm4pnOXP8M

Advance Directives and the Center for Practical Bioethics
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lhLaJl60Ss