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Hundreds of community, faith-based, senior and healthcare organizations have used CHCD materials to help people prepare for future medical decisions.

Finding Your Way
Mrs. Lee's Story
Decisions Series
Talking It Over

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Finding Your Way: A Guide for Medical Decisions Near the End of Life

This 13-page easy-to-read booklet provides information to help those who are starting the advance care planning process or considering whether to initiate or withdraw life sustaining treatment when the end of life is near. Also available in Spanish.

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Mrs. Lee's Story: Medical Decisions Near the End of Life

This 16-page booklet written in Chinese and English relates the story of 91-year old Mrs. Ming Lee to introduce health issues that concern Chinese elders and their families.  It includes basic information on: advance directives and advance care planning, pain management, hospice care, working with your doctor and available resources.

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Decisions Series

A six-part series of one-page articles about making decisions at the end of life.  Ideal as church bulletins or newsletter inserts. Also available in Spanish. You may download and print the Decisions Series by clicking on the link below. 

Decisions series

Decisions series in Spanish

Talking It Over: A Guide for Group Discussions on End-of-Life Decisions

Designed for lay discussion leaders, the guide provides the format and exercises for three one-hour sessions:

  • "Exploring Your Personal Views"
  • "Talking with Loved Ones"
  • "Making Tough Decisions"

The exercises used in Talking It Over are also available in Spanish and Tagalog.

You may download and print Talking It Over by clicking on the link below.  Please be patient as the file may take awhile to download.

Talking It Over

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