Compassion and Support


Patients & Families

Community Conversations on Compassionate Care (CCCC) Video

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Give yourself and your family a gift!
View the CCCC video Video and learn why healthy individuals have completed their Advance Directives. While advance directive documents differ in other states, the Advance Care Planning process remains the same.

Five Easy Steps

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If you haven’t completed your advance directives yet, these five steps will help ease you through the Advance Care Planning process.

Learn about Advance Directives
Remove Barriers
Motivate Yourself
Complete Your Health Care Proxy and Living Will
Review and Update

The Producers wish to thank the individuals who shared their personal stories and have made a significant contribution to the production of this video.

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NYS Health Care Proxy (pdf) Advance Directives from other sites NYS Living Will (pdf) ACP Booklet (pdf) Have a conversation with your family and health care provider Choose the right Health Care Agent Discuss your values, beliefs and what is important to you Understand life support or life-sustaining treatment Share copies of your completed advance directives