Books, Links, and More

We've compiled resources in both French and English, to give you the broadest possible range of available information. To see resources in French, click in the top right corner of the page.

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Health care directives - see Advanced care planning
Advance Care Planning Workbook
National online interactive workbook that allows you to work through the steps of planning for your future health care. Available... read more...
Best Endings
Canadian website with mission and mandate to help navigate personal and medical decisions as life’s end nears. read more...
British Columbia - Advanced Health Directives
This website provides key information related to advance health care planning in British Columbia including a downloadable... read more...
British Columbia (Vancouver Island Health Authority) - My Wishes for Future Health Care Information Package
This information package is a resource to patients and families as a way to engage in a conversation about your future health... read more...
I have been asked to be a substitute decision-maker in Ontario: what does that mean?
This brochure was prepared by the Improving End-of-Life Care in First Nations Communities research project and intended to... read more...
Letting Go: What Should Medicine Do When It Can't Save Your Life?
Article written by a physician which highlights many common end-of-life issues. read more...
Nova Scotia - It's in Your Hands: Legal Information for Seniors and Their Families
Concise and informative guide addresses important topics including Guardianship, Wills, Funeral Planning, Power of Attorney,... read more...
Prostate Cancer Canada: Advanced Care Planning Tools
Prostate Cancer Canada is a national foundation which offers information and resources to men who are living with prostate... read more...
Speak Up: Advance Care Planning
Website designed to inform Canadians about the importance of advance care planning. The website includes a variety of useful... read more...