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Advance healthcare planning is all about choices.
BucketList +1 provides numerous educational resources to help you feel more informed and comfortable
with the decisions that you may face at end-of-life.
Explore the resources below and invite your friends or family to join you. 

Ozarks Area Resources

Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association

The Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association (MHPCA) is the state-wide not-for-profit organization whose mission is to support and strengthen coordinated care for terminally ill Missourians and their families through the advancement of hospice and palliative care.

Respecting Choices of the Ozarks

Respecting Choices is an internationally recognized, evidence-based model of advance care planning (ACP) that creates a healthcare culture of person-centered care — care that honors an individual’s goals and values for current and future care.

Advance Directives by State

Specific requirements and decisions in an advance healthcare directive vary from state to state. CaringInfo, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), is a national consumer engagement initiative to improve care at the end of life

National Resources

National Healthcare Decisions Day

National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) exists to inspire, educate, and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning. NHDD is an initiative to encourage patients to express their wishes regarding healthcare and for providers to respect those wishes, whatever they may be.

The Conversation Project

The Conversation Project is a public engagement initiative of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement with a goal that is both simple and transformative:

To have every person’s wishes for end-of-life care expressed and respected.

Death Over Dinner

This resource is an invitation and a simple set of tools to help families and friends address the basic human fact that we are all, at some point, going to die.

Why would I have this conversation over dinner? The dinner table is the most forgiving place for difficult conversation.

We suffer more when we don’t communicate our wishes, we suffer less when we know how to honor the wishes of our loved ones.

Interactive Resources

Books & Literature

From long reads to short articles, explore a variety of end-of-life literature that will get you thinking.

Multimedia

Don’t have time to read? Check out these videos, podcasts, and movies to inspire conversation.

Digital Afterlife

Learn how to protect your digital assets, like social media accounts and e-commerce websites, after you’re gone.