The set of Five Booklets was developed by the Center on Aging at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa. The Five Booklets were updated in November 2011 to reflect changes over the past ten years, such as POLST for Hawaii. The updated version of the booklets can be downloaded here as a PDF files:
- A workbook to document the kind of care you want if you are unable to make decisions for yourself. Includes web addresses to find your state’s forms.
- Document your funeral or memorial service preferences ahead of time. Includes tips for working with mortuary or funeral homes.
- Learn about common symptoms experienced by dying people and what you can do to make the dying person more comfortable.
- A guide to help you get through the hours, days, and weeks following a loved one’s death.
- Learn about the common expressions of grief, the healing process, and when to get help.
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