Utahns urged to develop an end-of-life plan

Published: Saturday, March 3 2012 9:18 p.m. MST

Representative Ken Ivory talks about a resolution encouraging people to develop an end-of-life plan, during a ceremony in the Gold Room at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City Friday, March 2, 2012. At right are senator Pat Jones and Maureen Henry of the Utah Commission on Aging.

Brian Nicholson, Deseret News

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert speaks before signing a Senate Concurrent Resolution encouraging people to develop an end-of-life plan during a ceremony in the Gold Room at the State Capitol on Friday. At his side is Sen. Patricia Jones, D-Salt Lake, the sponsor of the resolution, which encourages adult Utahns to "strongly consider preparing an advance health care directive."

Learn more about end-of-life planning and advance health care directives:

How will I die: Preparing your family, directing your care

How will I die: Finding hope in hospice

How will I die: A good life, a young death?"

How will I die: Negotiating death's details

How will I die: The high cost of death

Download an advance health care directive form

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