Advance Care Planning

Advance Care Planning ensures that your wishes are followed through at

end-of-life if you are unable to speak for yourself. Although it is often a difficult conversation to have with your loved ones, and understandably so, it is important to begin the conversation early on, regardless of age. There is growing evidence that having these types of discussions actually improves quality of life while minimizing anxiety during end-of-life.


It is important to make known to others what is meaningful to you, what you would be satisfied with, and what you may be opposed to. Leaving such a sensitive topic until end-of-life only increases the emotional stress felt during an already trying time. The ARCH Hospice Team encourages our community to begin this conversation, and earlier on. 

- Warren Buffett

“Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”