Advance Care Planning Essentials

  • The Conversation Project – Advance Care Planning resources that help you get started and record end-of-life wishes. Specific resources for health care, faith communities and general community focus are easily available to offer support. These resources include starter kits, videos, blogs, etc.
  • Respecting Choices – Advance Care Planning Certification, resources, videos, training materials for healthcare professionals are available.
  • Missouri Bar Association – Advance Directive form and resource book available free of Advance Directive form available in fillable form.

Advance Care Planning Links

Advance Care Planning Video Links

Advance Care Planning Books

  • Being Mortal – Medicine and What Matters in the End – Atul Gawande, MD
  • Let’s Talk About Death Over Dinner – Michael Hebb, Founder of, An invitation and Guide to Life’s Most Important Conversation
  • Having Your Own Say – Getting the Right Care When It Matters Most – Edited by Bernard Hammes, PhD, Gunderson Health System
  • The Art of Dying Well – A Practical Guide to a Good End of Life – Katy Butler

Meaningful Life. One Life. One Decision. One Story.

Carla S. Baum
Advocate for End-of-Life Conversations
Founder and Principal, Meaningful Life