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Walking Each Other Home - Cultural Practices at End of Life

Stories and traditions shared here were documented in Southern Arizona as part of the Southwest Folklife Alliance’s End of Life: Continuum project, supported by the Arizona End of Life Care Partnership with funds from the David and Lura Lovell Foundation. The material was presented in an exhibit of videos, images, stories, installations, and interactions at the Arizona State Museum in Tucson, September 2022-February 2023. Read – End of Life – Arizona State Museum Exhibit Book

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Advance Care Planning Quiz

Click ‘Read More’ to download the Advance Care Planning Quiz and Answer Key to test yourself, your staff, family members and friends on all things advance care planning. 

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Beyond Roses and Chocolates: A Meaningful Valentine's Day Conversation About Advance Directives

On this Valentine’s Day, I want to talk about advance directive documents. It may not be romantic, and you may not be able to watch a rom-com movie about these conversations. However, Valentine’s Day is (or should be) all about honoring the wishes of those you love (romantically or otherwise). Being chosen as someone’s “person” for healthcare decisions is the greatest way to honor someone and be there for them when illness or accident renders them unable to be their…

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The Importance of a Health Care Power of Attorney From a Young Person

Growing up, my mom talked with me constantly about setting up a health care power of attorney and the importance of this document until I finally completed it. As a 28-year-old, I never understood the need for this document, especially being young and healthy. I thought these were forms you filled out only when you were older. Little did I know the power of advance directives, and the ability to outline exactly what YOU really want in the event of a medical emergency, car crash or other accident.

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About AzHDR & Advance Directives Video

Detailed video about the Arizona Healthcare Directives Registry (AzHDR) and advance directive documents in Arizona.  

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