Have you had the conversation?
About The Conversation Project
The Conversation Project is dedicated to helping people talk about their
wishes for end-of-life care.
Talking with your loved ones before a medical crisis happens is the greatest
gift you can give them. The Conversation Project believes that the best
place for this to begin is at the kitchen table—not in the intensive
care unit—with the people we love, before it's too late.
Are you ready to take the first step and have an open and honest conversation
with those you love?
The Conversation Project can help you get started. Use the Conversation
Starter Kit. It is available for free at
After you have had the conversation with your loved ones, the next step
is to have the conversation with your physician. Your physician is a vital
partner in your health care. Use the
How to Talk to Your Doctor (in English) and
We know it is not easy to talk about end-of-life care. We also know it
is one of the most important conversations you will ever have with your
loved ones. Remember your care team is always here to help in any way we can.
Resources for Advanced Directives and POLST forms