The time is now.

No matter what your stage of life, it’s a good time to start having the important conversations with your loved ones. Things to consider and talk about:

  • What do you want? What don’t you want?
  • How do you see yourself living out your days?
  • Where do you want to be?
  • Who will care for you?

These are important considerations that you can decide on now and relieve your loved ones of the burden of making difficult decisions without knowing your wishes. Don’t wait. Start planning now. And let us know if we can answer any questions about eligibility or to request an information meeting.

    Also, visit The Conversation Project at: The Conversation Project (click here) for more information on how to get the conversation started. Below we have listed links to their starter kit in 3 different languages.

    “The Conversation Project is dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care. We developed the original Conversation Starter Kit as a useful tool to help people have conversations with their family members or other loved ones about their wishes regarding end-of-life care.” -The Conversation Project

    Click here to get your conversation starter kit:
    Conversation Starter Kit- English
    Conversation Starter Kit- Spanish
    Conversation Starter Kit- Russian

    For loved ones of a seriously ill child the Pediatric Conversation Starter Kit is specifically designed to help offer guidance about “having the conversation” with their child.

    Pedicatric Conversation Starter- English
    Pedicatric Conversation Starter- Spanish


    If you are ready to have your wishes known and would like a template, the “5 Wishes” can also be your guide. The “5 Wishes” was created by: Aging With Dignity Organization (click here to view their website) and can serve as a legal document to let your wishes be known to loved ones, even after your passing. The following links will direct you to request a printed version be mailed to you OR to the online version of the form.
    Aging With Dignity Organization- 5 Wishes (document)

    Or contact us if you would like any of the above information mailed directly to you:

  • 360-814-5550
  • 800-894-5877
  • hospice_info@hospicenw.org