The Caring Conversations® Workbook will guide you, your family and your friends through the process of advance care planning with a highly individualized focus. This workbook is available in English or Spanish and includes a Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare Decisions form and a Healthcare Directives form for your use. Download copies for your personal use.  If you need more than four copies, order hard copies here.

Caring Conversations – An Introduction to Making Your Healthcare Wishes Known

Advance Care Planning Resources
Advance Care Planning is a tender subject that has its own language which may be confusing. This introduction answers the most frequently asked questions about this important process.

Caring Conversations Continued

Advance Care Planning Resources
Even if you have thought about your healthcare wishes, talked to your family and friends and completed a Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare Decisions, circumstances change. There are specific decisions that may become critically important if you live with an advanced chronic illness or have been told you have a limited life expectancy. TPOPP can help! This booklet is available as an addition to the Workbook.

Advance Healthcare Directives

Advance Care Planning Resources
Please download the Healthcare Directive and Durable Power of Attorney to include in your advance care packet. If you live in Kansas or Missouri, please download the Witnessing Rules for Advance Directives.
Advance Care Directives

Customize Resources

Customize our resources with your organizations logo and contact information for large scale distribution. This personalization is adaptable for any health entity, church, school or group.
Durable Power of Attorney Forms

Resource Liaison

Please contact the Center for Practical Bioethics for personalized assistance with collecting the healthcare resources required for your current needs.

Advance Care Directives


Securely store and share your completed documents with loved ones and healthcare professionals using MyDirectives.

Simple, Safe and FREE

Quick Start

No time to download the materials? No problem. Complete our popular “Quick Start Form” below to have the resources emailed to you or a loved … as you start the conversations of advanced care planning. 

As you will see, most of our Conversation Starter Questions are “not required”, as they are designed to help you begin thinking of a few of the common topics for your upcoming discussions with loved ones.

Center for Practical Bioethics

© All rights reserved | 
Website Design Firm