Resources/References

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Maine

Advance Directive (blank form)

Advance Directive (form variation)

Funeral Consumers Alliance of Maine (consumer advocacy and education)

Last Things (home funeral resources)

Maine Cemetery Association

Maine Legislature: Maine Death with Dignity Act bill, amendments, and chaptered law (2019)

Maine Veterans: Advanced Directive information.

 

National

American Nurses Association position statement on medical aid in dying (2019)

Death with Dignity National Center

National Clinicians Conference on Medical Aid in Dying

 

Other Helpful Resources

The Conversation Project (exceptional resource for “having the conversation”)

Death Cafe (because tea, cake, and mortality-friendly conversations are necessary)

Death Over Dinner (creative, interactive way to converse about death and dying)

End Well Project (human-centered innovation for the end of life experience)

Find-a-Grave (cemetery history project)

Five Wishes (a terrific way to document, discuss, and communicate your advance care directive wishes to family and providers)

Funeral Consumers Alliance (consumer advocacy and funeral industry monitoring)

Recompose (creating an cutting edge alternative to conventional burial and cremation)

Share the Care (excellent resource for home care givers to plan and execute shared home care giving coverage)