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Your Health Care. Your Choice.

Get good care all through your life!

Starting at 18 years old, you have a powerful right to make your own health care choices, and write down your choices in a personal health care plan. Your health care plan is your road map which helps you get the best possible care that honors your care choices today and everyday, all through your life.

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Make Your Plan

Start with a free Massachusetts Health Care Proxy & Personal Directive! You can do-it-yourself.

 

"Health care is a basic human right. Honoring Choices enables our doctors & nurses to honor that right for every patient."- Chief Medical Officer

 

"Honoring Choices envisions health care planning to get quality care as a civic good that it assuredly ought to be for all.”   —Ed Becker, Esq.

Make Your Own Plan. Connect to Quality Care.

Honoring Choices provides a structured approach to health care planning.  Consumers and health care providers use the same language and tools kits to start an effective planning conversation at every phase of health. Start here —

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What’s right for you?

What information do you need to make choices- explore here

 

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What's in your plan?

Write down your care choices in our do-it-yourself tool kits

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How are you feeling today?

Put your plan into action to honor your choices. Use handy guides

Need some help? Meet the Community Partners.

We partner with care providers in many  communities. They are ready to help you make a plan and connect to care.

 

"Honoring Choices Partners & Ambassadors are breaking down the barriers to care community-by-community." - Health Aging Social Worker

Let's Get Started!

Here's How it Works:  You can make your own plan;  connect to care and get help from the Community Partners; and become a Health Care Planning Ambassador to help others.

Make Your Plan

Do-it-yourself tool kits to write down your choices:

Connect to Care

Get care that matches your goals, values & choices:

Be an Ambassador!

Help adults in your community make a plan:

  • Learn how to start a discussion
  • Who? Community members, volunteers & care providers
  • Meet our Ambassadors!

Let's Get Started!

Here's how it works:  Download the free do-it-yourself tool kit for you and your loved one, start a planning discussion or get help from the Community Partners, and become an Ambassador to help adults in your community.

Make Your Plan

Do-it-yourself tool kits to write down your choices:

Getting Started Tool Kit

Next Steps Tool Kit

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Connect to Care

Get care that matches your goals, values & choices:

Start a planning discussion: Use our handy guide

Get help from Community Partners in your area

Be an Ambassador!

Help adults in your community make a plan:

Start discussions with family, community members, patients

Anyone can be an Ambassador

Meet our Ambassadors

Everyone Needs a Plan

Get started with a Health Care Proxy & Personal Directive! It's as easy as 1-2-3.

Our Community Partners can help connect you to care in your community.