4Ms Resources

The resources below can also be found in this document HERE.

What Matters

  • The Conversation Project: The Conversation Project’s Conversation Guides can help you have ‘the conversation’ with the important people in your life about your – or their – wishes for care through the end of life.
  • Patient Priorities Care: Patient Priorities Care offers resources for patients and caregivers for “Choosing what matters. Doing what works.”
  • Care for What Matters Most: HealthinAging.org provides information about choosing tests and treatments wisely, advance directives, end of life care, guardianship, and informed consent.
  • What are Advance Directives?: HealthinAging.org provides information about types of advance directives including Living Wills and Durable Powers of Attorney for Healthcare.
  • PREPARE For Your Care: PREPARE is a step-by-step program with video stories to help you have a voice in YOUR medical care, talk with your doctors and fill out an advance directive form to put your wishes in writing.

Medications

Mind

  • Dementia: HealthinAging.org provides information about dementia including basic facts, causes, symptoms, diagnosis and tests, care and treatment, lifestyle and management, and what is unique to older adults.
  • Depression: HealthinAging.org provides information about depression including basic facts, causes, symptoms, diagnosis and tests, care and treatment, lifestyle and management, and what is unique to older adults.
  • Delirium: HealthinAging.org provides information about delirium including basic facts, causes, symptoms, diagnosis and tests, care and treatment, lifestyle and management, and what is unique to older adults.

Mobility

  • CDC MyMobility Plan:CDC’s mobility planning tool can guide you to take action today to help keep yourself—or your loved ones—safe, mobile, and independent tomorrow.
  • Physical Activity Resources: HealthinAging.orgprovides information about physical activity including basic facts and lifestyle and management resources.
  • Balance Problems: HealthinAging.org org provides information about balance problems including basic facts, causes, symptoms, diagnosis and tests, care and treatment, and lifestyle and management.
  • Falls Prevention: HealthinAging.org provides information about falls prevention including basic facts, causes, diagnosis and tests, care and treatment, lifestyle and management, and what is unique to older adults.
  • CDC Still Going Strong: Still Going Strong speaks directly to older adults, age 65 and older, and their caregivers to raise awareness about preventable injuries among older adults.