Advance Care Planning

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

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.

Website: SandCastles

Phone: (313) 874-6881

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.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Website: CaringInfo

Phone: 1-800-658-8898

Legacy Stories

Your Stories Making History! Secure your place in family history by sharing your legacy stories now. Build your legacy portfolio for FREE thanks to our partners & sponsors.

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

Phone: 1-877-969-0010

Request caregiver resources

Contact our family caregiver team