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Senior Health

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Health: Senior's Health Topics (Index) | Health Care | Exercise | Nutrition | Sexual Health

Care: Caregiving | End-of-Life Care (Hospice & Palliative Care) | End-of-Life Decisions | Home Care | Residential Care

Other Topics: Senior Resources | Senior Benefits | Aging | Death and Dying | Memory Loss


End-of-Life Decisions

(Jump to: Overviews | Financial Decisions | Health Care Directives | Long-Term Care Decisions )

Overviews
End-of-Life Decision-Making:Family Caregiver Alliance
Legal Issues in Planning for Incapacity:Family Caregiver Alliance
Legal Issues for LGBT Caregivers:Family Caregiver Alliance
End of Life Issues:MedlinePlus


Financial Decisions
Wills & Estate Planning:Nolo
Durable Powers of Attorney and Revocable Living Trusts:Family Caregiver Alliance
Guardianships and Conservatorships:Family Caregiver Alliance


Health Care Directives (Advance Directives, Living Wills)
Information
End-Of-Life Choices for Families:American Academy of Family Physicians
End-of-Life Choices: CPR & DNR:Family Caregiver Alliance
End-of-Life Choices: Feeding Tubes & Ventilators:Family Caregiver Alliance
End-of-Life Choices: Holding On and Letting Go:Family Caregiver Alliance
Advance Directives:National Cancer Institute
Medical Powers of Attorney & Living Wills (Health Care Directives):Nolo
Respecting End-of-Life Treatment Preferences:American Academy of Family Physicians
Advance Directives:MedlinePlus
Documents
California Advance Health Care Directive:Institute for Healthcare Advancement
State-Specific Advance Directives:NHPCO
Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Form:California Medical Association
2011 California Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment form (POLST):Coalition for Compassionate Care California

Long-Term Care Decisions
General Information
Long Term Care Resources:California Health Advocates
Long Term Health Care:Plan Ahead:Mayo Clinic
Steps to Choosing Long-Term Care:Medicare
Types of Long-Term Care:Medicare
Alzheimer's: Long-Term Care Options:Mayo Clinic
See also Residential Care


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