No one can predict an accident or illness. Taking the proper steps to ensure your health care preferences are met is very important. Advance Care Planning is a way for you to discuss, with your loved ones, what your health care preferences are and what should happen in case a situation occurs and you are unable to make decisions for yourself. Affinia Health Network has developed tools and resources to help support you with these important Advance Care Planning conversations. These resources can help begin to educate, prepare and document patient’s healthcare choices, before a crisis occurs. For more information please contact, Eva Pena, 231.672.3813.


Links – 

The Conversation Project

Charted Healthcare Planning Coalition

Advance Care Planning Guide

Advance Care Planning Brochure


Resources and Forms – 

Advance Directive Treatment Preferences
Charted – Advance Directive
Great Lakes Health Connect – Mercy Health Release Form
Artificial Ventilation Sheet
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Patient Advocate Guide
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