PREPARE is a step-by-step program with video stories to help you:

  • Have a voice in YOUR medical care
  • Talk with your doctors
  • Give your family and friends peace of mind
  • Fill out an advance directive form to put your wishes in writing.

Click the video above to learn more.

If you only want to download an advance directive without help from PREPARE, scroll down below.

PREPARE Advance Directive

PREPARE Easy-to-Read Advance Directives:

Free to fill out and print for all states.

Get the PREPARE Advance Directive

For Providers and Organizations:

  • PREPARE Pamphlets
  • Tools for Group Movie Events
    • PREPARE Toolkit for Group Movie Events
    • PREPARE Movies
    • PREPARE Question Guide

Get Other PREPARE Tools

PREPARE Resources

PREPARE materials are free to the public. It is OK to provide the "PREPAREforYourCare.org" URL in written or web-based materials and to print materials directly from the PREPARE website. Licensing is required from the UC Regents to include any PREPARE PDFs or any PREPARE content or materials on other websites or within other materials. Derivative works are not allowed. Licensing is also required for the use of any PREPARE content, materials, or pdfs in quality improvement and/or research projects, as well as for white labeling (branding) or data reporting. For more information, please see the PREPARE Terms of Use and Licensing Options.

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Thanks, Mom & Dad!

Advance care planning is the best gift you can give your kids.

PREPARE for Your Care will show you how.

Click the video above to learn more.