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New and Helpful, Concise information especially for Caregivers

 

 

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More comprehensive information with forms for Older Persons Families and Caregivers

 

 

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Available for pick up
at UH Law School
Clinical Building when University reopens

 

2485 Dole St.
Call 956-6544

 

This publication was funded through

the Hawaii Justice Foundation

with Support from the William S. Richardson School of Law

 

DECIDING WHAT TO DO AND WHY NOT NOW?

 

Click on the chapter or headings below to learn more.

 

Chapter 1: PLANNING AHEAD FOR A LIFETIME

                       
Contemporary Planning Issues for Older Persons and Caregivers

Planning for Incapacity
Incapacity, Memory Loss and Dementia (Neurocognitive Disorder)

Chapter 2: GUARDIANSHIP, CONSERVATORSHIP AND ALTERNATIVES TO GUARDIANSHIP

                       
Guardianship

Conservatorship
Alternatives to Guardianship and Conservatorship
Powers of Attorney and the Uniform Power of Attorney Act (UPOAA)
Money Management  

Trusts

Chapter 3: PLANNING FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT, HEALTH CARE DECISIONS AND DECISIONS AT THE END OF LIFE
         
Medical Treatment and Informed Consent
Advance Health Care Directives

Other Health Care Documents
Medical Aid in Dying and the "Our Care, Our Choice Act"

Chapter 4: FINANCING HEALTH CARE INCLUDING LONG-TERM  CARE

 

Health Care in the USA
Medicare
Medicare Part A - Hospital Services

Medicare Part B - Outpatient Care

Medicare Part C - Medicare Advantage

Medicare Part D - Prescription Drug Plan

Other Medical Coverage Plans

Medicaid, Including Medicaid for Long-Term Care
Long-Term Care Insurance
Veterans' Services and Benefits
Special Needs Trusts

Chapter 5: BASIC ESTATE PLANNING

 

Estate Planning
Wills

Trusts
Property and Probate
Hawaiian Home Lands Leaseholds Successorship

Chapter 6: DECIDING WHO CARES AND PROTECTS?

 

Chances Are...
Elder Abuse

Laws to Protect Older Persons
Hiring a Caregiver
Checklist for Employers

Coping with Death and Dying
Finding a Lawyer
Dementia-Capable Lawyers

Aging in Place?

FORMS

 

The application forms are primarily for use by clients of the Elder Law Clinic. Please call 808-956-6544 to find out when the ELder Law Clinic is accepting applications for assistance with  these documents.  Once filled out,the application forms may be sent by mail to the address on the application or by email attachment to uhelp.edu@gmail.com.
 

  1. Checklist for Making an Advance Health Care Directive
  2. Sample Short Form: Advance Health Care Directive
  3. Sample Long Form: Advance Health Care Directive
  4. Sample Written Instrument to Control Disposition of Remains
  5. Sample State of Hawaii Statutory Form Power of Attorney
  6. Sample Declaration of Authority to Act as a Surrogate for a Patient
  7. "What Matters to Me"

KOKUA PACKET - Important Information

The Kōkua Packet is an organizer that can be used for planning or emergencies. It is not a legal document but is intended to provide important information and to mark where you may have put your legal documents and other important information. The Kōkua Packet can also be used as a guide to help you to put into place legal, financial and healthcare documents to prepare for the future.

FORMS ON THE WEB
 
Provider Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Form Available At:
     https://kokuamau.org/polst/

Affidavit for Collection of Personal Property of a Decedent Available At:
     https://www.courts.state.hi.us/docs/form/hawaii/3CE210.pdf

ONLINE FORMS

Click on an editable form below to open, fill out and save. 

The application forms may be sent by mail to the address on the application or by email attachment to uhelp.edu@gmail.com.

 

1. General Application for Services

 

2. Will Application

 

3. Power of Attorney Application

 

4. Short Form Advance Health Care Directive

 

5. Long Form Advance Health Care Directive

 

6. Written Instrument to Control the Disposition of Remains

 

7. Declaration of Authority to Act as a Surrogate for a Patient

 

8. "What Matters to Me"

 
 

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