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And you’ve helped us get this important topic out in the open. Thank you again.
Now, consider sharing your wishes for end-of-life care with your loved ones. Our Starter Kit can help you get your thoughts together and have the conversation.
If you’d like to share your story about a loved one you’ve lost or a conversation you’ve already had, tell us about it here
Hear from co-founder Ellen Goodman about what The Conversation Project is, what we’re asking people to do and why she got involved.
60% of people say that making sure their family is not burdened by tough decisions is “extremely important”
56% have not communicated their end-of-life wishes
One conversation can make all the difference.
Source: Survey of Californians by the California HealthCare Foundation (2012)
Explore our Starter Kit for tools and tips to help you have the conversation.
NEW! The IHI Open School is offering a course to introduce students and health professionals to basic skills for having conversations with patients and their families about end-of-life care wishes.
Maureen Jennings gathered family together on her father's 85th birthday to talk about end-of-life care.Watch the ABC segment now
Have you had the conversation with a loved one?
Or do you wish you’d had the chance?
We want to hear about it.