Starter Kits

The Starter Kits are tools created by The Conversation Project.  All of the Starter Kits are available to download and print for free. Please visit the The Conversation Project's website to see Starter Kits in multiple languages.

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conversation starter kit

The Starter Kit doesn't answer every question, but it will help you get your thoughts together, and then have the conversation with your loved one.


conversation starter kit for families of people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias

This Starter Kit is specifically designed to help families and loved ones of people with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia who want guidance about “having the conversation.” We appreciate the difficulty — and the importance — of having these conversations.


how to choose a health care proxy & how to be a health care proxy

In addition to having the conversation, it’s important to choose a health care proxy – the person who will make decisions about your medical care if you become unable to make them for yourself. This user-friendly guide offers facts and tips necessary to make sound decisions about choosing, and being, a health care proxy.


How to talk to you doctor

After you’ve had the conversation with your loved ones, the next step is talking to your doctor or nurse about your wishes. Don’t wait for a medical crisis; talking with your doctor or nurse now makes it easier to make medical decisions when the time comes.