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Talk with a Health Care Planning Facilitator
A Health Care Planning Facilitator is a non-judgmental guide who can help adults explore information and personal goals and beliefs to make informed care choices, communicate their choices in Massachusetts planning documents, and help adults connect to person centered care all through their life. Read more in “Things to Know About A Health Care Planning Facilitator.”
Honoring Choices offers two Facilitator Courses for care professionals and others to enhance their knowledge and skills and engage adults in health care planning discussions. To Read More and Register for Facilitator Courses, click below:
Talk with Others to Communicate Your Plan
Explore information and tools to help you begin a conversation and keep the conversation going all through your life. Share your choices and preferences with family, friends, and in your community groups to get the care you want right now to improve quality of life, and care you want at the end of life.
Adults can come together to talk about health care planning topics and planning tools, and share information to help get the care they want right now, and in the future.
Ted Aransky, M.Ed., LSW, CMC and Certified Health Care Planning Facilitator
Start a thoughtful conversation about end of life care with family members and care providers, using the downloadable Conversation Starter Tool-kits. Read more about the Conversation Starter Kit, click here.
Also view, “How To Talk To Your Doctor”; and,
Ellen Goodman, Co-Founder and Director of The Conversation Project
Talking in your community groups to share experiences of planning and end of life care can be a powerful way to learn from each other.
Sue A. Schettle, Executive Director of Honoring Choices Minnesota