Future Plans for Health Care

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These tools provide information for individuals on how to establish personalized plans for future health care.  All individuals, including those with chronic illness, can designate health care plans early in their life and adjust as needed.

In-Home Care and Care Facilities

Adult Day Care (Adultdaycare.org)

Assisted Living Facilities (Assistedlivingfacilities.org)

Home Health Care Agencies (Homehealthcareagencies.com)

Skilled Nursing Facilities (Skillednursingfacilities.org)

Important Paperwork

Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care and Health Care Directive (The Missouri Bar)

Healthfinder.gov Resources on: Advance Directives (Healthfinder.gov)

Living Wills and Other Advance Directives (The Missouri Bar)


The Conversation Project (Institute for Healthcare Improvement)

The National Long-Term Care Ombudsmen Program (National Long-Term Care Ombudsmen Program)

Your Healthcare Wishes Matter, But Does Anyone Know What They Are? (Altarum Institute)

This list, though thorough, is not complete.  If you would like more suggestions on specific activities or techniques for self-management and physical activities, please contact your Regional Arthritis Center Coordinator, or the Missouri Arthritis and Osteoporosis Program.

If you have self-management resources you would like to be shared on this site, please contact the Missouri Arthritis and Osteoporosis Program.



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