Advance Care Planning

Advance care planning is making decisions about the care you would want to receive if you become unable to speak for yourself. 

Advance Care Planning: Should I Stop Kidney Dialysis?

Guides through decision to stop kidney dialysis for kidney failure. Covers key factors in decision. Covers benefits and risks. Discusses what happens after dialysis is stopped. Offers interactive tool to help you make your decision.

Advance Directive: What to Include

A living will and a medical power of attorney are types of advance directives. These forms describe the kinds of medical care you want to receive if you’re badly hurt or have a serious illness that keeps you from saying what you want. A medical power of attorney lets you name a person to be your health care agent. He or…