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The Conversation Project

The Conversation Project is an initiative of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) to help people talk about their wishes for care through the end of life so others can understand and respect those wishes. The project offers free tools, videos and other resources to help make difficult conversations with loved ones easier. Resources are available in English, Spanish, Chinese and Audio (English). Guide topics include:

  • A conversation starter guide
  • Talking to your health team
  • What matters to me workbook for people with serious illness
  • How to start talking with a child who is living with a serious illness about the health care that is right for them
  • Encouraging conversations in your community