Recommended Online Resources
- Advance Care Planning (4)
A list of useful online resources have been compiled from various sources to provide further information and assistance in advance care planning.
- Own Your Own Future
Own Your Own Future is a Minnesota initiative that urges all residents to have a plan for their long-term care, including how to pay for it. Own Your Own Future is a state/federal partnership to educate and encourage all Minnesotas to get the facts and plan for their long-term care.
Honoring Choices Minnesota is a partner of Own Your Future and promotes advance care planning as one aspect of a personal long-term care plan.
- Provider Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)
A Provider Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) form contains medical orders for patients thought to be near the end of their life. It addresses many of the same things as a health care directive, but would typically be completed by the provider, rather than the patient.
- Advance Care Planning: It's About How You Live
Download a resource list from the Minnesota Network of Hospice and Palliative Care website
- Planning Ahead: Have You Made a Plan?
Visit Caring Connections on how to get started with your advance care planning.
- Advance Care Directives (3)
Online resources that will assist in guiding you and your loved ones in what an advance care directive is and how to start your own planning.
- Health Care Agent (3)
What is a health care agent? Many sites offer great direction in what a health care agent does, and how to choose and be a health care agent.
- Beginning Conversations (5)
How do you start the conversation? There are many helpful and useful sites that offer guides and advice on ways that you can start the conversation with your family and loved ones.
- Multi-Cultural Resources (6)
Visit organizations online that offer multi-cultural resources to guide families and communities in advance care planning.
- Findings & Reports (1)
View reports and findings on the importance of advance care planning.
- 2011 Citizens League Listening Session Findings
How do diverse communities in the Twin Cities experience and plan for end-of-life decision making? We invite you to view this report and explore a host of illuminating insights, seven key findings and implications for future efforts that arose from simple acts of sharing stories about life experiences.