Resources

Humboldt Advance Care Planning Coalition

COALITION AGENCIES

Humboldt Independent Practice Association – Health Decisions Center (Shared Decision Making)

2662 Harris Street

Eureka, CA 95503

707-443-4563 ext18

http://humboldtipa.com/wrd-prs/

csr@humboldtipa.com

Hospice of Humboldt

3327 Timber Fall Court

Eureka, CA 95503

707-445-8443

www.hospiceofhumboldt.org

St Joseph Hospital Care Transitions and Palliative Care Services

2700 Dolbeer Street

Eureka, CA 95501

707-445-8121 ext 5824

Redwood Palliative Psychology

1085 I Street, Suite 208

Arcata, CA 95521

707-845-8178

www.redwoodpalliativepsychology.com

pallipsych707@gmail.com

ResolutionCare Palliative Care Services

2440 23rd Street

Eureka, CA 95501

707-442-5683

www.resolutioncare.com

info@resolutioncare.com

Humboldt Senior Resource Center

PACE: Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly

1910 California Street

Eureka, CA 95501

707-443-9747

www.humsenior.org

Open Door Community Health Centers

OTHER ORGANIZATIONS

Funeral Consumers Alliance of Humboldt

P.O. Box 586

Arcata, CA 95518

707-822-8599

www.fcahumboldt.org

info@fcahumbolt.org

Area 1 Agency on Aging

Promoting Independence for a Lifetime

434 7th Street

Eureka, CA 95501

707-442-3763

www.a1aa.org

ONLINE & OTHER RESOURCES

Coalition for Compassionate Care of California

www.coalitionccc.org

This website has links to multiple resources, including a variety of advanced directives. From the home page click on the orange box that says “For Patients & Loved Ones”. Click the link that says “Advance Care Planning Resources”.  Click on the blue box that says “Advanced Directive Forms”.

Aging With Dignity

www.agingwithdignity.org

This website has the popular item Five Wishes, which prompts people to answer important questions about your healthcare at the end of your life.

My Directives

https://mydirectives.com

Free advance medical directives you can create and keep on-line. Service gives reminders periodically to update.

American Society of Aging

www.asaging.org

The AgeBlog has had recent postings on end-of-life conversations. (http://www.asaging.org/blog/end-life-care-conversations-next-level)

Caring Info

http://www.caringinfo.org

CaringInfo, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, provides free resources to help people make decisions about end-of-life care and services before a crisis.

The Conversation Project

www.conversationproject.org

“The Conversation Project emphasizes having a conversation on values – what matters to you, not what’s the matter with you.”

PREPARE

www.prepareforyourcare.org

This is a program that can help you make medical decisions for yourself and others, talk with your healthcare providers, and get the care that is right for you.

POLST

Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment

www.polst.org

Bright pink form that informs healthcare providers of your wishes for the intensity of treatment you receive, including things such as CPR and artificial feeding.

GAMES/ACTIVITIES TO HELP THE CONVERSATION

*Hello

commonpractice.com/eventkits

*Go Wish

www.gowish.org

*Death Over Dinner

www.deathoverdinner.org

*Death Cafe, Humboldt

www.deathcafe.org (enter “Humboldt” in the search field)

SUGGESTED READING

Being Mortal

By Atul Gawande

 

Knocking on Heaven’s Door

By Katy Butler

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