Advance care planning means thoughtfully considering a time when you may not be able to make healthcare decisions for yourself. This time may never come, but advance care planning can clarify expectations to give you peace of mind and put your loved ones at ease.

How do I start the conversation?

Whether you're talking about your own wishes or trying to find out the wishes of someone close to you, getting started on a care-planning conversation can be difficult. But if your family knows you want to talk, they may be more willing than you think. Here is a Conversation Guide to help.

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Advance Care Documents

Intermountain's Advance Care Planning booklets contain legal forms and provide detailed information to help you with the planning process as you make healthcare decisions for yourself.

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Submit Advance Directive

Download and complete advance directive forms, which you can submit to Intermountain through a variety of easy and convenient ways.