Resources

Find a Health Care Proxy for any state in the USA.

MOLST - The Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) Program is designed to improve the quality of care people receive at the end of life.  Also known as DNR paperwork.

National Healthcare Decisions Day - April 16 every year.

NYS Department of Health - Information regarding NYS Health Care Proxy Law.

Use these links below to find local CNY resources:

Francis House - provides a home and an extended family to people with terminal illnesses so they can die with dignity and experience the unconditional love of God. Our mission is carried out in two houses located on Michaels Avenue on the north side of Syracuse, New York.

Hospice of CNY - Find out more about the wonderful services this agency provides.

Senior Advocate Care Management - Specializes in assisting central New York families in meeting an older person's short and long term care by matching services to the individual's needs.  After a careful assessment implementation and support of a personalized care plan is identified and facilitated.

Other Online Resources:
Funeral Consumers Alliance - a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting a consumer's right to choose a meaningful, dignified, affordable funeral.  They are similar to Consumer Reports for funeral purchases.

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