Status of End-of-Life Legislation

In 2022, an amendment to the Illinois Power of Attorney Act was enacted, allowing for proof of agency (powers of attorney) to be stored on electronic devices.

Read the Fall/Winter 2022 edition of our newsletter, Compassionate Quarterly, here.

Survey of Illinois Physicians’ Attitudes Toward Medical Aid in Dying as an End-of-Life Option


Do you know your Illinois lawmakers' positions on medical aid in dying? Email them today and find out whether they support this compassionate end-of-life care option.

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Tools and Resources

Illinois Newsletter Archive, issues linked below

Fall/Winter 2022
Summer 2022
Spring 2022

Fall 2021


simple blue medical cross graphic.For Patients Access the Illinois Advance Directive  



tools for end of life planning and decision making.End-of-Life Planning Use our step-by-step guide to chart your journey.  



advance care planning and resources in Spanish, espanol.Los recursos en Español Los recursos en Español.  



answers to questions about COVID-19, including treatment and end of life.COVID-19 Toolkit Get answers to your questions about COVID-19 and end of life care.  



tools for end of life planning and decision making.Resources for Providers Find resources tailored to the needs of healthcare providers.