This list of topical resources is collated and maintained by the Bioethics Research Library of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University, as part of a growing collection intended to help beginning scholars and researchers explore bioethics.
Websites / Resources
- Aging with Dignity
- Five Wishes: Five Wishes is an advance directive created by Aging with Dignity, a non-profit organization whose mission is to help older adults “plan and receive the care (they) deserve.”
- AARP (American Association of Retired Persons): Talking about Your Final Wishes: A discussion of the types of decisions you should consider: where do you want to die, what kind of medical treatment do you want, what kind of medical treatment do you not want, where do you want to be buried. The website emphasizes making your wishes clear to your family and your doctor.
- Advance Directive Document Prepared By DC Hospital Association. More information from MedStar Georgetown University Hospital on advanced directives.
- Caring Connections — State-specific advance directives: Obtain copies of Advance Directive forms for your state
Bibliographies on the following topics are drawn from our former EthxWeb database: