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The following organizations offer information and tools to help you contemplate, communicate and document your health care wishes. Resources include FAQs, tips, articles, videos and classes on Advance Care Planning, as well as links to download Advance Health Care Directive forms. Most are free; some require a small fee. Many sites have forms in Spanish, Chinese and other languages in addition to English.

Since in California there is no one official Advance Health Care Directive form, you can select the one you best like to document your wishes

Sonoma County Resources

The Community Network Journey Project www.caringcommunity.org/
Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center (for both members and non-members) mydoctor.kaiserpermanente.org/
Kaiser Permanente Petaluma (for both members and non-members) lifecareplan.kaiserpermanente.org/
St. Joseph Health Sonoma County www.stjoesonoma.org/
Sutter Health Santa Rosa www.suttersantarosa.org

Statewide and National Resources

Aging with Dignity (Home of the Five Wishes Advance Health Care Directive) www.agingwithdignity.org
AARP assets.aarp.org/
American Bar Association www.americanbar.org
California Advance Health Care Directive - Probate Code coalitionccc.org/-(pdf ) 
Coalition for Compassionate Care of California coalitionccc.org/
California Health Care Foundation www.chcf.org/
The Conversation Project theconversationproject.org
Easy-to-Read Advance Health Care Directive (multiple languages) www.iha4health.org/
Good End-of-Life www.goodendoflife.com
My Directives mydirectives.com/
National Health Care Decisions Day www.nhdd.org/
Prepare for Your Care prepareforyourcare.org/

Tools & Smart Phone Apps:

Advance Care Planning (ACP) Decisions www.acpdecisions.org/
American Bar Association www.americanbar.org/
Coalition to Transform Advance Care advancedcarecoalition.org/
My Health Care Wishes (smart phone app) www.americanbar.org/
Prepare for Your Care prepareforyourcare.org/

Other Resources for Related Concerns

Caring.com
Find information and support about caring for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones. www.caring.com
Caring Connections
A program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, this national consumer and community engagement initiative was created to improve care at the end of life. http://www.caringinfo.org
Closure
Get information about this initiative that is working to change expectations for end-of-life. Its goal is to empower consumers and health care professionals with easy-to-access, simple-to-understand information and resources to make educated decisions about end-of-life care. www.closure.org

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