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Facing challenging medical decisions at the end of life is hard. Our Let’s Talk series can help you start the conversation.
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Working together. Learn how we help empower patients, families, and healthcare providers making end of life decisions.
Meet the GOC Coalition and our partners
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.
Learn more about the NJ POLST

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

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Attention #NJ healthcare providers! You don't have to struggle with having 'the conversation' with patients about end-of-life care. #GOCCNJ offers free resources and tools for patients and physicians. Use the updated 4Step iCare Plan Conversation Assistant to guide you and your patients through a discussion about their diagnosis, prognosis, their goals, and a treatment plan that aligns with their wishes. #goalsofcare #AdvanceCarePlanningVisit: www.goalsofcare.org/healthcare-professionals/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Attention #NJ healthcare providers! You dont have to struggle with having the conversation with patients about end-of-life care.  #GOCCNJ offers free resources and tools for patients and physicians. Use the updated 4Step iCare Plan Conversation Assistant to guide you and your patients through a discussion about their diagnosis, prognosis, their goals, and a treatment plan that aligns with their wishes. #goalsofcare #AdvanceCarePlanning

Visit: https://www.goalsofcare.org/healthcare-professionals/

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Dr. David Barile, Founder of #GOCCNJ, doing what he does best! Speaking with the community about the importance of advance care planning, having the conversation with family/ friends/healthcare professionals, and putting your future healthcare goals in writing. Thank you #COYL, New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, The Clark Public Library for sponsoring this very important event. #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocument ... See MoreSee Less

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Dr. David Barile, Founder of #GOCCNJ, doing what he does best!  Speaking with the community about the importance of advance care planning, having the conversation with family/ friends/healthcare professionals, and putting your future healthcare goals in writing.  Thank you #COYL, New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, The Clark Public Library for sponsoring this very important event. #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocument

Today, Thursday, July 11th, #COYL is sponsoring a screening of "The Bucket List" to highlight the importance of conversations about end-of-life wishes with friends, family, and doctors. Following the film, Dr. David Barile, founder of #GOCCNJ will lead a discussion and answer questions. Lunch at 12:30pm and the movie starts at 1:00pm The Clark Public Library, 300 Westfield Avenue, Clark, NJ 732-388-5999. #goalsofcare New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute ... See MoreSee Less

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Today, Thursday, July 11th, #COYL is sponsoring a screening of The Bucket List to highlight the importance of conversations about end-of-life wishes with friends, family, and doctors. Following the film, Dr. David Barile, founder of #GOCCNJ will lead a discussion and answer questions. Lunch at 12:30pm and the movie starts at 1:00pm The Clark Public Library, 300 Westfield Avenue, Clark, NJ 732-388-5999. #goalsofcare New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute

On Thursday, July 11th, #COYL is sponsoring a screening of "The Bucket List" to highlight the importance of conversations about end-of-life wishes with friends, family, and doctors. Following the film, Dr. David Barile, founder of #GOCCNJ will lead a discussion and answer questions. Lunch at 12:30pm and the movie starts at 1:00pm The Clark Public Library, 300 Westfield Avenue, Clark, NJ 732-388-5999. ... See MoreSee Less

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On Thursday, July 11th, #COYL is sponsoring a screening of The Bucket List to highlight the importance of conversations about end-of-life wishes with friends, family, and doctors. Following the film, Dr. David Barile, founder of #GOCCNJ will lead a discussion and answer questions. Lunch at 12:30pm and the movie starts at 1:00pm The Clark Public Library, 300 Westfield Avenue, Clark, NJ 732-388-5999.

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#GOCCNJ is excited to welcome our newest coalition member, Princeton's Chapter of the College of Pastoral Supervision & Psychotherapy. We look forward to working together to facilitate advance care planning conversations and to optimize spiritual care of patients with serious illness. #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocument ... See MoreSee Less

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#GOCCNJ is excited to welcome our newest coalition member, Princetons Chapter of the College of Pastoral Supervision & Psychotherapy.  We look forward to working together to facilitate advance care planning conversations and to optimize spiritual care of patients with serious illness. #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocument

On Thursday, July 11th, #COYL is sponsoring a screening of "The Bucket List" to highlight the importance of conversations about end-of-life wishes with friends, family, and doctors. Following the film, Dr. David Barile, founder of #GOCCNJ will lead a discussion and answer questions. Lunch at 12:30pm and the movie starts at 1:00pm The Clark Public Library, 300 Westfield Avenue, Clark, NJ 732-388-5999. ... See MoreSee Less

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On Thursday, July 11th, #COYL is sponsoring a screening of The Bucket List to highlight the importance of conversations about end-of-life wishes with friends, family, and doctors. Following the film, Dr. David Barile, founder of #GOCCNJ will lead a discussion and answer questions. Lunch at 12:30pm and the movie starts at 1:00pm The Clark Public Library, 300 Westfield Avenue, Clark, NJ 732-388-5999.

On Monday, July 8th from 6-8 pm, Chaplains Ted Taylor and Laurie Dinerstein-Kurs will host the Mercer County Death Café at Perkins Restaurant, 50 Princeton Hightstown Rd., East Windsor, NJ. The moderators are clinically trained in end-of-life issues, grief, and bioethics. Join the conversation! #GOCCNJ #goalsofcare deathcafe.com/deathcafe/9300/ ... See MoreSee Less

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On Monday, July 8th from 6-8 pm, Chaplains Ted Taylor and Laurie Dinerstein-Kurs will host the Mercer County Death Café at Perkins Restaurant, 50 Princeton Hightstown Rd., East Windsor, NJ.  The moderators are clinically trained in end-of-life issues, grief, and bioethics. Join the conversation! #GOCCNJ #goalsofcare 

https://deathcafe.com/deathcafe/9300/

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.
Learn more about the NJ POLST

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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