A-Z Health Topics Index
Advance Care Planning: Tips from the National Institute on Aging
What is an advance directive? How do I set one up? Learn how to decide what health care you would want to receive if you were unable to speak for yourself.
End of Life: Helping with Comfort and Care
Caregivers, read about palliative care, hospice, advance directives, and how to care for people you love when they near the end of their lives.
Getting Your Affairs in Order
Get organized before a medical emergency! Use this list to get your legal and financial papers in order, and learn about advance directives, wills, and trusts.
Legal and Financial Planning for People with Alzheimer’s Disease
Find out when and how to start making legal and financial plans for someone with Alzheimer's. Advance directive, will, and other terms are defined.
Organ Donation and Transplantation for Older Donors and Recipients—Resources from the U.S. Government
Find how to be an organ donor or receive transplants as an older adult, as well as government & other resources on organ donation and transplantation.