The Gift Initiative of Alive Hospice
The Gift Initiative is a community education collaborative in Tennessee led by Alive Hospice with partners from Vanderbilt University, Saint Thomas Health, PearlPoint Cancer Support and a growing list of individuals who recognize the critical need for education about advance planning for serious illness and end-of-life care.
State of TN Advanced directives forms
Aging with Dignity, Five Wishes document
Aging with Dignity is a national non-profit organization with a mission to affirm and safeguard the human dignity of individuals as they age and to promote better care for those near the end of life. The life and work of Mother Teresa of Calcutta served as the inspirational foundation of Aging with Dignity.
The Conversation Project
The Conversation Project is dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care.
National Institute on Aging
Handbook for Mortals by Joanne Lynn, Janice Lynch Schuster, & Joan Harrold
Handbook for Mortals is warmly addressed to all those who wish to approach the final years of life with greater awareness of what to expect and greater confidence about how to make the end of their lives a time of growth, comfort, and meaningful reflection.