New: Guardianship and Alternatives to Guardianship

Guardianship is a legal process for adults who have a clinically diagnosed medical condition and are unable to make or communicate effective decisions about their everyday self-care, health, and safety. The Massachusetts court can appoint a Guardian to make some or all health care and personal decisions on the adult’s behalf, and ensure they get…

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What is Pediatric Palliative Care?

Here’s what a parent has to say- “Parenting a child with medical complexities is challenging, heartbreaking and joyful… all at the same time. Quality of life is at the heart of the decisions we make. The choice to include pediatric palliative care has been invaluable to our family. As part of our outstanding team, palliative…

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Boston Medical Center’s EQTY 2023 – A Health Justice Summit

  Honoring Choices MA is delighted to partner with Boston Medical Center’s Health Equity Accelerator. BMC and the Health Equity Accelerator invite all leaders and advocates and the Honoring Choices Partner Network to an special first time event- EQTY 2023 – A Health Justice Summit September 14, 2023, 8am-6:30pm Artists for Humanity, Boston MA EQTY…

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New Study: Skilled Nursing Facilities Delivered High-Quality Care During the Pandemic

Hebrew SeniorLife, empowering seniors to live their best lives, shared some important research news. An article published in the JAMA Health Forum demonstrates that despite caring for a sicker population with scarce resources, skilled nursing facilities were still able to provide high quality post-acute rehabilitation for patients after the emergence of COVID-19. The JAMA article,…

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The Right Words for the Right Conversations by Dr. Sunita Puri

We were delighted to gather the Honoring Choices Partners & Friends for a special hour with noted author and palliative care physician Dr. Sunita Puri. Dr. Puri shared her experience in helping patients and families re-define what it means to live well and die well in the face of serious illness. We learned more about…

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10th Annual Healthcare Decisions Day Spring Celebration

Come join us! Every year the Honoring Choices Partners & Friends celebrate National Healthcare Decisions Day, April 16, with our statewide April- June Spring Celebration. Our collective goal is to ensure every adult has equal access to care planning tools to make a personal plan. We provide event ideas and tool kits to make it…

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Welcome Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT) at Boston Children’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute as an Honoring Choices Partner.

We welcome the  Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT) at Boston Children’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, a team of interdisciplinary clinicians with expertise in pediatric palliative care who add an extra layer of support to the care of children with serious illness and their families.  Established in 1997, PACT is the oldest continuously running pediatric…

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