NOLO

Main Site: http://www.nolo.com

Living Will Section: http://www.nolo.com/guide/livingwill.html

Since 1971, Nolo has offered affordable, plain-English books, forms and software on a wide range of legal issues, including wills, estate planning, retirement, elder care, personal finance, taxes, housing, real estate, divorce and child custody, as well as human resources, employment, intellectual property, and starting and running a small business.

 

LEGALDOCS

Main Site: http://www.legaldocs.com/index.htm

Living Will Section: https://www.legaldocs.com/htmdocs/livin_st.htm

This site allows you to prepare customized legal documents and legal forms directly online.  Choose any of the documents offered, complete the questions, click the “submit” button, and the finished document is ready for you to either download to file or print to your printer (downloadable or printable).  Many documents are free.  All others are available from $5.50 to $ 89.75, depending on the complexity of the document.  Almost all documents can be previewed for free.

 

CANADIAN LIVING WILLS REGISTRY

http://www.sentex.net/~lwr/

The Registry, was established by Dr David Williams, a Stratford family physician, and his wife Maureen in 1992. The Registry's mandate is to assist people in directing their own medical treatment in the event of incapacitating illnesses or injuries

 

FAMILY DOCTOR.ORG

Maine Site: http://familydoctor.org/

Advance Directive: http://familydoctor.org/003.xml

Health information for the whole family from the American Academy of Family Physicians

 

US LIVING WILL REGISTRY

Main Site: http://www.uslivingwillregistry.com/

Advance Directive Forms: http://www.uslivingwillregistry.com/forms.shtm

The mission of the U.S. Living Will Registry is to promote the use of advance directives through educational programs, and to make people's health care choices available to their caregivers and families whenever and wherever they are needed, while maintaining the confidentiality of their information and documents.

 

CARING CONNECTIONS, A PROGRAM OF THE NATIONAL HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE ORGANIZATION (NHPCO)

http://www.caringinfo.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1

Caring Connections, a program of NHPCO, is a national consumer engagement initiative to improve care at the end of life, supported by a grand from The Rober Wood Johnson Foundation.

Caring Connections
-Provides free resources and information to help people make decisions about end-of-life care and services before a crisis.
-Helps people connect with the resources they need, when they need them.
-Brings together community, state and national partners working to improve end-of-life care.
-Spearheads a national consumer engagement campaign called "It's About How You LIVE."
http://www.caringinfo.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3284&livepartners=1

A National Engagement Campaign to Improve Care at the End of Life
It's About How You Live is a national consumer engagement campain to empower people to make informed decisions about end-of-life care and services. The goal of the LIVE campaign is to provide a unified message across the country that motivates people to take action to improve end-of-life care for themselves, their loved ones, and their communities.

The central message of the LIVE campaign is to encourage people to:
-Learn about options for end of life services and care
-Implement plans to ensure wishes are honored
-Voice decisions to family, friends and health care providers
-Engage in personal or community efforts to improve end-of-life care

LIVE creates a national message about the importance of learning, implementing, voicing and engaging in these critical end-of-life issues before a crisis arises. Most people do not think about end-of-life issues until it is too late to make informed, thoughtful decisions about care, support, services and quality of life issues. It's About How You LIVE provides opportunities for people to learn about issues and options, develop a plan, talk to others about this plan and help others LIVE!

 

PROMOTING EXCELLENCE IN END-OF-LIFE CARE

www.promotingexcellence.org

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation national program office overseeing 22 innovative projects nationwide to improve quality of care for terminally-ill people and their families. Includes project descriptions, resources, newsletter and links.