The Conversation Project in Metro Savannah is working in partnership with The Conversation Project as a distributor, local convener, and communication relay point. The Conversation Project is not responsible for the content or opinions that appear on this website. 

Being Mortal: Medicine And What Matters In The End

(Metropolitan Books, 2014) by Atul Gawande 

The Best Care Possible: A Physician’s Quest To Transform Care Through The End of Life

(Avery, 2012) by Ira Byock  

The Conversation: A Revolutionary Plan For End-Of-Life Care

(Bloomsbury, 2015) by Angelo Volandes 

Knocking on Heaven’s Door

(Scribner, 2013) by Katy Butler

WEBSITES TO VISIT

BOOKS TO READ


The source of our inspiration, The Conversation Project, a national campaign co-founded by palliative care physician Ira Byock and syndicated columnist Ellen Goodman.

CDC Healthy Aging Program – Free online course on advance care planning designed for public health and aging services professionals.

National Healthcare Decisions Day -- April 16 each year. Website has wonderful short videos promoting end-of-life conversations and documentation.

Consumer's Tool Kit for Health Care Advance Planning by the American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging.

Critical Conditions – Published by Georgia Health Decisions. Detailed workbook with Georgia Advance Directive included. Available for download or purchase.

The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California – statewide collaborative focused on advanced care planning and POLST. Lots of resources, including POLST videos.

Compassion and Support – from Rochester, NY’s Community-Wide End-of-Life/Palliative Care Initiative. Videos and materials on advance care planning and the NY MOLST.

Center to Advance Palliative Care – General information, blog and palliative care provider directory.

Caring Conversations, published by the Center for Practical Bioethics. Comprehensive workbook and advance directive. Available for purchase or download.

RESOURCES