Get Prepared San Francisco! Join us on April 16 for National Health Care Decisions Day

Participate in our free events, volunteer, and access resources on Advance Care Planning.

Join us to prepare for making decisions about your medical care at the end of life or during a serious illness. Advance Care Planning ensures your decisions will be honored as well as a less stressful experience for you and your loved ones.

Advance Care Planning workshop

This workshop covers how to plan your medical care, including how to select someone to represent you and how to effectively communicate your treatment wishes with doctors, family, and friends.


Partner event - free and open to the public

Chinese Hospital Community Health Day 東華醫院社區健康日
Advance Care Directive Resource Fair  醫療照護事前指示資源日
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Resources & promotion materials 

Resources: Question guides, short videos, multilingual starter kits, and services for older adults and people with disabilities. 


Volunteer for this city-wide event

Help facilitate workshops at San Francisco Public Library branches. We need English and bilingual English-Spanish and English-Cantonese speakers.
Sign up now: English | 粵語 


Event partners

All events are free and open to the public thanks to our generous sponsors: Hellman Foundation, California Health Care Foundation, Blue Shield California, Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco Public Library.


Event presenter

The San Francisco Palliative Care Workgroup is a consortium of the City of San Francisco and our health systems, community organizations, foundations, and health plans. Together, members work to ensure that all San Franciscans facing serious illness have access to high-quality care that is consistent with their wishes and values.

National Healthcare Decisions Day is a movement started by The Conversation Project.