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Archive for Sunday, October 7, 2001

SUN WEB Dying Helpful Web sites

October 7, 2001

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l U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Guidelines on advance directives at www.hcfa.gov/pubforms/advdir.htm

l Aging with Dignity: Five Wishes Living Will, legal in 33 states ($5 fee), at www.agingwithdignity.org

l American Medical Assn.: Booklet on advance directives at www.ama-assn.org/public/booklets/livgwill.htm

l American Association of Retired Persons: Order a state-specific advance directive guide, "Planning for Incapacity: A Self-Help Guide," by mailing order -- specifying the state -- with a $5 check payable to AARP Foundation, Room B4-240, Washington, D.C. 20049. Information on obtaining and completing advance directives also is available at www.aarp.org/endoflife

l Gundersen Lutheran End-of-Life: Programs that help health care providers implement advance directives in hospitals at www.gundluth.org/eolprograms

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