Working together. Learn how we help empower patients, families, and healthcare providers making end of life decisions.
Meet the GOC Coalition and our partners
Let’s talk. Facing challenging medical decisions at the end of life is hard—we can help you start the conversation.
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Diagnosis is just the beginning. Access valuable tools to identify a patient’s wishes for end of life care.
Learn more about the 4Step iCare Plan
Do they know your wishes? Make sure your healthcare providers know the medical care you would like to receive.
View NJ POLST Videos

Goals of Care Coalition of NJ

Working together to focus on the patient’s goals.
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Patients & Family

Free videos to empower patients and families.
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Centers of Excellence

We provide training at skilled nursing facilities to improve communications about advance care planning. Become a Center of Excellence

3 more weeks left to contribute to GOCCNJ's CrowdRise fundraising efforts. GOCCNJ always accepts donations but this campaign is unique as a very generous donor will match dollar for dollar up to $75,000. Please consider making a tax deductible donation so that GOCCNJ can meet our fundraising goal and continue to provide end-of-life resources at no cost for those in need. Goals of Care Coalition of New Jersey, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizationwww.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/goals-of-care-coalition-of-new-jersey?fbclid=IwAR3shNw_TEG1ECtV1B... ... See MoreSee Less

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3 more weeks left to contribute to GOCCNJs CrowdRise fundraising efforts.  GOCCNJ always accepts donations but this campaign is unique as a very generous donor will match dollar for dollar up to $75,000. Please consider making a tax deductible donation so that GOCCNJ can meet our fundraising goal and continue to provide end-of-life resources at no cost for those in need. 

Goals of Care Coalition of New Jersey, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

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Give the gift of giving this holiday season! Make a donation in honor of friends or family through GOCCNJ's CrowdRise fundraising campaign. GOCCNJ's initiatives provide critical information and tools on end-of-life care to patients and families at no cost when it's needed most. Goals of Care Coalition of New Jersey, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. A generous donor matches donations dollar for dollar up to $75,000. Please visit: www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/goals-of-care-coalition-of-new-jersey?fbclid=IwAR1tlz-G5a2HbohT8S... ... See MoreSee Less

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Give the gift of giving this holiday season!  Make a donation in honor of friends or family through GOCCNJs CrowdRise fundraising campaign. GOCCNJs initiatives provide critical information and tools on end-of-life care to patients and families at no cost when its needed most. 

Goals of Care Coalition of New Jersey, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  A generous donor matches donations dollar for dollar up to $75,000.  

Please visit: https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/goals-of-care-coalition-of-new-jersey?fbclid=IwAR1tlz-G5a2HbohT8SiNJ6nAsXoFlHuSPH-yTHsEuh8Wq9vcILlU9w1Qhq8

Too many people in NJ who want to die at home instead die in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Too few benefit from hospice care or benefit too late. Know your options. Make informed choices about your health care and document them in writing. Use GOCCNJs 4Step iCare Plan to guide your decision making process. Visit: www.goalsofcare.org/patients-family/4step-icare-plan/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Too many people in NJ who want to die at home instead die in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Too few benefit from hospice care or benefit too late. Know your options. Make informed choices about your health care and document them in writing.  Use GOCCNJs 4Step iCare Plan to guide your decision making process. 

Visit: https://www.goalsofcare.org/patients-family/4step-icare-plan/

GOCCNJ would like to thank our Founding Members for a productive meeting reviewing initiatives in 2018 and planning community based and healthcare professional outreach for 2019 and beyond to improve end-of-life care in New Jersey. #goalsofcare Visiting Nurse Association Health Group Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute LeadingAge New Jersey Medical Society of New Jersey New Jersey Hospital Association HQSI Health Care Association of New Jersey New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies, Inc. #homecareandhospiceassociationofnewjersey #NJAssociationofHealthPlans #NewJerseyAssociationofHealthCareSocialWorkers #NewJerseyPalliativeCareAdvancedPracticeNurseConsortium ... See MoreSee Less

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GOCCNJ would like to thank our Founding Members for a productive meeting reviewing initiatives in 2018 and planning community based and healthcare professional outreach for 2019 and beyond to improve end-of-life care in New Jersey. #goalsofcare 

Visiting Nurse Association Health Group Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute LeadingAge New Jersey Medical Society of New Jersey New Jersey Hospital Association HQSI Health Care Association of New Jersey New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies, Inc. #homecareandhospiceassociationofnewjersey  #NJAssociationofHealthPlans  #NewJerseyAssociationofHealthCareSocialWorkers #NewJerseyPalliativeCareAdvancedPracticeNurseConsortium

GOCCNJ would like to thank all of the very generous donors who contributed to our CrowdRise fundraising campaign. We've achieved almost 30% of our fundraising goal to date. There is still time left to contribute and donations of any amount are greatly appreciated. GOCCNJ's provides information and tools on end-of-life care to patients and families at no cost when it's needed most. Goals of Care Coalition of New Jersey, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and relies on the generosity of donors to fund these efforts. Please support our cause by visiting: www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/goals-of-care-coalition-of-new-jersey?fbclid=IwAR2-4BU2upEtf-hlpn... ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

GOCCNJ would like to thank all of the very generous donors who contributed to our CrowdRise fundraising campaign.  Weve achieved almost 30% of our fundraising goal to date.  There is still time left to contribute and donations of any amount are greatly appreciated.  

GOCCNJs provides information and tools on end-of-life care to patients and families at no cost when its needed most. 

Goals of Care Coalition of New Jersey, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and relies on the generosity of donors to fund these efforts.  Please support our cause by visiting: https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/goals-of-care-coalition-of-new-jersey?fbclid=IwAR2-4BU2upEtf-hlpnojUssBXdgnV3i48gODt9BCs4ES14B8sqdJq4PK7pY

Join Tracy Grafton, hospice/palliative care social worker, on December 5th at JFK Medical Center for “Coffee and Conversation” about Advance Directives. Drop-in session is 3 - 6 pm. Materials offered in Hindi, Chinese, Spanish & English. Notary available for completed paperwork. #goalsofcare ... See MoreSee Less

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Join Tracy Grafton, hospice/palliative care social worker, on December 5th at JFK Medical Center for “Coffee and Conversation” about Advance Directives. Drop-in session is 3 - 6 pm. Materials offered in Hindi, Chinese, Spanish & English. Notary available for completed paperwork. #goalsofcare

 

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The holiday season should be joyous and celebratory. But, sometimes families face health crises and critical decision making about end-of-life care if goals of care have not been discussed and documented.GOCCNJ's initiatives provide information and tools on end-of-life care to patients and families at no cost when it's needed most. Goals of Care Coalition of New Jersey, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and relies on the generosity of donors to fund these efforts.Please support our cause by donating to our CrowdRise fundraiser. Visit: www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/goals-of-care-coalition-of-new-jersey?fbclid=IwAR0-1V8YNOPb1Ucdhj... ... See MoreSee Less

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The holiday season should be joyous and celebratory. But, sometimes families face health crises and critical decision making about end-of-life care if goals of care have not been discussed and documented.

GOCCNJs initiatives provide information and tools on end-of-life care to patients and families at no cost when its needed most. Goals of Care Coalition of New Jersey, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and relies on the generosity of donors to fund these efforts.

Please support our cause by donating to our CrowdRise fundraiser. Visit: https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/goals-of-care-coalition-of-new-jersey?fbclid=IwAR0-1V8YNOPb1UcdhjFq62b05uzgnb_THZBkrCN8RIT9fnWr2R-oGbkFoQ8

The holiday season should be joyous and celebratory. But, sometimes families face health crises and critical decision making about end-of-life care if goals of care have not been discussed and documented. GOCCNJ's initiatives provide information and tools on end-of-life care to patients and families at no cost when it's needed most. Goals of Care Coalition of New Jersey, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and relies on the generosity of donors to fund these efforts.Please support our cause by donating to our CrowdRise fundraiser. Visit: www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/goals-of-care-coalition-of-new-jersey?fbclid=IwAR3QIWjPr5FyxXPFVC... ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

The holiday season should be joyous and celebratory. But, sometimes families face health crises and critical decision making about end-of-life care if goals of care have not been discussed and documented.  

GOCCNJs initiatives provide information and tools on end-of-life care to patients and families at no cost when its needed most. Goals of Care Coalition of New Jersey, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and relies on the generosity of donors to fund these efforts.

Please support our cause by donating to our CrowdRise fundraiser. Visit: https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/goals-of-care-coalition-of-new-jersey?fbclid=IwAR3QIWjPr5FyxXPFVCJqnXP4OBUX88sKuo6ETd_4fFeZybExx3C_SxNvHPA

4Step iCare Plan

An Individualized End of Life Care Plan

Our 4Step iCare Plan is a simple, 4-step approach that helps patients, families, and healthcare providers navigate through challenging medical decisions.
Learn more with our video series and helpful tools

The NJ POLST Form

A NJ POLST form will inform your healthcare providers about the types of medical treatment you’d like to receive.
Watch our video series about the NJ POLST
Learn more and download a NJ POLST form

Get Involved!

 As an agent of change. Join the Goals of Care Coalition of New Jersey to help improve end of life care for patients and families.
As a supporter of our efforts. We depend on the generosity of our donors to provide critical information to patients and families—this information is provided at no cost when it’s needed most.

Thank you!

 Part of our efforts has been made possible thanks to the generous support of the Baldwin-Sieck Family Fund.

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