a presentation of ... Creative Healing, LLC

Opening The Heart Of Western Medicine

Welcome to the Course! 

Together we will explore your values, goals and wishes for the future so that you can complete your Advance Directive paperwork and share it with the people who matter to you! I'll be your guide for this process, offering you the medical knowledge and wisdom you need to make the best possible choices for yourself and your family. I hope you enjoy this journey with me! For best results be sure to complete each module before you move on to the next one.


Start by watching the Welcome Video below and then move on to the Slide Presentations.


Good luck and best wishes as you plan ahead for peace of mind!


Before you get started take the End-of-Life Preparedness Assessment and see what you need to work on to be fully prepared for the end of life.

Introductory Slide Video

Watch the Introductory Slide Video below. Click on the crossed arrows to enlarge the slides! Be sure to download the workbook below so you can take notes and follow along with each module.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCE:


In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NHPCO has created a Shared Decision-Making Tool that can be helpful as you plan for your own end of life or that of a loved one. Download it here:


COVID-19 Shared Decision-Making Tool

Module 1: Why Plan Ahead

Watch the Module 1 Slide Video below. Click on the crossed arrows to enlarge the slides!

MODULE 1 RESOURCES:


Below you will find Guides for Estate Planning, Funeral Planning and Green Burial Planning.


Estate Planning


Funeral Planning


Green Burial Planning


In addition here are links to websites you can check out for more information:


Housing: Harvard University Housing Report

Aging in Place: Village to Village Network

Funerals: Funeral Consumers Alliance

National Home Funeral Alliance

Green Burial: Green Burial Council

Green Burial Naturally


Module 2: Mindset and Preparation

Watch the Module 2 Slide Video below. Click on the crossed arrows to enlarge the slides!

MODULE 2 RESOURCES:


Checklist for End-of-Life Planning


Conversation Project Starter Kit


LISTEN to the Audio below for guidance in completing the Starter Kit

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Module 3: Creating Your Plans

Watch the Module 3 Slide Video below. Click on the crossed arrows to enlarge the slides!

MODULE 3 RESOURCES:


Watch the additional videos if needed to help you complete your paperwork:

Module 3: Choosing a Healthcare Proxy

Module 3: Facts About CPR

Module 3: Completing Your Living Will

Module 4: Acting On and Sharing Your Plans

Watch the Module 4 Slide Video below. Click on the crossed arrows to enlarge the slides!