Tools & Resources
Welcome to Henry Ford Health System'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.
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
- Macomb- (586) 276-9500
- Oakland- (248) 723-0033
- Wayne- (313) 337-7600
SandCastles Grief Support Program for Children and Families offers open-ended support for children who have experienced the death of a loved one.
Phone: (313) 874-6881
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.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
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Website: Legacy Stories
Losing a Puzzle Piece
This is a website for siblings and young adults who are caregivers and grievers to find and share stories, resources, and community. It is written from the perspective of two sisters who lost their 39 year old sister to cancer.
Website: Losing a Puzzle Piece
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
Other online resources
Advance directive links and other tools for advanced health care planning are available at:
- Is God Still at the Bedside: Abigail Rian Evans
- Dying Well: Ira Byock, M.D.
- The Needs of the Dying: David Kessler
- Theology, Death and Dying: Ray S. Anderson
- The Art of Dying: Rob Moll
- The Christian Art of Dying: Allen Verhey
- O Love That Will Not Let me Go: Nancy Guthrie
- Is There a God in Health Care? – William F. Haynes Jr., Geoffrey B. Kelly