NIH Record - National Institutes of Health

Advance Care Planning Email Series Launched

NIA poster shows African American seniors with the words: Ready, Set Plan! Sign up for NIA's new email journey.

The National Institute on Aging has launched a new seven-week email journey, “Ready, Set, Plan! A Step-by-Step Guide to Advance Care Planning.” The series is designed to empower older adults and caregivers to take charge of their health and future care by creating an advance care plan that works for their specific needs.

Using the new resource, people can

  •  Discover the basics of advance care planning
  • Think about their values and care and treatment preferences
  • Start conversations with loved ones and health care providers
  • Learn how to make an advance care plan official 

Sign up for the series at

The NIH Record

The NIH Record, founded in 1949, is the biweekly newsletter for employees of the National Institutes of Health.

Published 25 times each year, it comes out on payday Fridays.

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Staff Writer: Amber Snyder (link sends e-mail)