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.
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
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) 771-7005
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
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