Advance Care Planning Tools

Resources for Patients & Family Caregivers

Goals of Care Coalition of NJ strives to bring patients & family caregivers the latest resources on advance care planning tools.

The Conversation Starter Kit is a useful tool to help you have the conversation with a family member, friend, or other loved one about your – or their – wishes regarding end-of-life care.

Cake is a free online tool that makes advance care planning and end-of-life planning easier. Answer simple questions to discover your preferences for healthcare, legal, funeral, and legacy decisions. Cake will input your answers into key documents for you, which are securely stored in your digital Cake profile. Cake’s mission is to empower everyone to receive care that matches their values and wishes. Learn more and create your free profile at joincake.com.

The 4Step iCare plan can guide you through difficult medical decisions at the end of life. This tool will help identify a person’s wishes and can be used with healthcare providers to determine the type of care a person would like to receive.

The 4Step iCare Plan is a simple, 4-step approach that helps patients, families, and healthcare providers navigate through challenging medical decisions. Watch these videos to learn more.

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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

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NJ POLST Form Videos and Documents
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NJ POLST Form Videos and Documents

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