Patients & Family Resources

We’re here to help.

As a leading provider of information for those facing difficult medical decisions at the end-of-life, we provide valuable tools to help you and a loved one determine an individual’s particular goals of care.

Start the conversation today.

These resources from the Goals of Care Coalition will help guide your discussions.

4Step iCare Plan

An Individualized End of Life Care Plan

This video series introduces the Goals of Care 4Step iCare Plan—a simple, 4-step approach created by a doctor specializing in geriatric and palliative medicine to help guide you through challenging medical decisions.

The NJ POLST Form

This videos series covers the NJ POLST (Practitioner Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatments) form. Learn why this form is important, how it’s different from an advance directive, explore topics relevant to completing the form with a healthcare provider, and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the status of end of life care in NJ today? Why is there a gap between what patients want the care they receive?
Find the answers to these and other frequently asked questions

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