Information and preparation are what save lives!

Our goal is to empower people with the information they need to make the correct medical decisions for themselves.
There are many amazing resources online to help you.

Honoring Choices® provides free resources for making your own plan or helping a loved one plan. The forms on Honoring Choices are Massachusetts specific but the information can be applied to any state. Further down this page is a link to CaringInfo.org which provides specific forms for all the states.

The Honoring Choices® website provides a road map that covers 3 phases of health and outlines:

What To Talk About- the the type of discussions to consider at each phase of health, and below it;
Start the Discussion- the discussion guides to help you talk with your family and care providers about your care choices, and
Write it Down- the tool kits and single planning documents to create your health care plan.

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)

is the largest nonpro! t membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States. ” e organization is committed to educating the public on the di# erences of Pallative and hospice care as well as improving end-of-life care.

CaringInfo.org provides free resources to help people make decisions about end-of-life care and services before a crisis. The website has state specific Advance Directive information and is a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

Be Prepared: Steps to Follow bookmark

This bookmark provides you with a checklist as well as other much needed information and resources to help you prepare for a disaster. It outlines the steps needed to:

1. Get informed
2. Make a plan
3. Assemble a kit
4. Maintain your plan and kit

To make your bookmark. Print one side on card stock. Flip and print back side. Trim along dotted lines. You have 2 bookmarks.

Information was compiled from FEMA 475 and Red Cross 6558615: Preparing for Disaster.

Disclaimer: The information provided by this bookmark are for reference only. The user assumes all responsibility for use all information provided. HD Merrimack makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of this information.