GOCCNJ’s Let’s Talk guidebook and video series will lead you through the process of advance care planning as you discuss, decide, and document your wishes for future medical treatment. You will find valuable information about why advance care planning is so important and how to map out your personal plan. It simplifies the process and eases you into taking the first step. Begin planning for future health care today!
Let's Talk Guidebooks (PDF):
Let’s Talk Advance Care Planning Video Series
Let’s Talk: The Importance of Advance Care Planning
Duration: 3:19 min.
Summary: This video presents information on the importance of communicating your goals of care. The video also highlights common myths and things to consider before starting advance care planning.
Advance Care Plan: Discuss, Decide, Document
Duration: 3:03 min.
Summary: This video describes what an advance care plan is and how to set the framework for completing one. The video highlights the approach to documenting your values and wishes for future medical care in writing.
What is Palliative Care and Hospice: Understanding Your Options
Duration: 5:49 min.
Summary: This video delivers information on palliative care and hospice care by exploring what each option is, when they should be considered, and why they might be a good option.
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Duration: 5:13 min.
Summary: In this video, you will learn about hospice care, who may be eligible, where care is provided, what the Medicare hospice benefit covers, and what to expect from the hospice team.
Documenting Your Decisions
Duration: 3:47 min.
Summary: Once you have explored your wishes and goals of care, it is time to document them in writing. This video discusses three different types