The Conversation Starter Kit is a tool to help you have a conversation with a supporter, health care proxy, family member, friend, or other loved one about your – or their – wishes regarding end-of-life care and health care decisions generally. It is available in several languages and different formats. There are dedicated kits for discussions with your health care proxy, for people with Alzheimer’s Disease or other forms of Dementia, and for talking to your doctor, and for children with serious illnesses.
ABA Commission on Law and Aging resource page on supported decision-making.
News article describing case of first older adult in D.C. who had her guardianship terminated in favor of Supported Decision-Making. Includes interviews with the decision-maker and with her attorney, Morgan Whitlach, Legal Director at the Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities.
Law review article discussing the role of elders in the SDM movement.