Tools & Resources

Welcome to Henry Ford Health's resource for advance care planning and end-of-life conversations. The purpose of this site is to provide information and tools to assist patients and families with end-of-life planning, decisions and documentation.

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Website: Advance Care Planning

Website: Prepare for your Care

Advance Directive Forms

English: Advance Directive Form

Arabic: Advance Directive Form

Bengali: Advance Directive Form

Spanish: Advance Directive Form

End-Of Life Planning and Bereavement Support

Henry Ford Hospice

Access information and tools to assist you and your loved ones with end-of-life planning, decisions and documentation.

Website: Henry Ford Hospice

Phone: 800-492-9909

SandCastles

SandCastles Grief Support Program for Children and Families offers open-ended support for children who have experienced the death of a loved one.

Website: SandCastles

Phone: (313) 771-7005

Caring Connections

Caring Connections provides free brochures on end-of-life topics including advance care planning, caregiving, hospice and palliative care, pain, grief and loss and financial issues.

Website: CaringInfo

Phone: 1-800-658-8898

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Website: NHPCO

National Institute on Aging: Understanding Healthcare Decisions at the End of Life

Website: End of Life Care Planning

The Compassionate Friends

This group offers telephone support and understanding to families who have lost a child. They maintain a resource library and have a national chapter network and newsletter.

Website: Compassionate Friends

Phone: 1-877-969-0010

Other online resources

Advance directive links and other tools for advanced health care planning are available at:

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