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Home of the Akamai Kupuna
-- Wise Older Person

Prepare for the Worst and Expect the Best!

New in 2020

 

 

Available for pick up
at UH Law School
Clinical Building

 

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 Matters and What to Do...

 

Click on the chapter or headings below to learn more.

 

Chapter 1: PLANNING FOR A LIFETIME

                       
Planning Ahead
Incapacity, Memory Loss and Dementia (Neurocognitive Disorder)
Guardianship and Conservatorship
Alternatives to Guardianship and Conservatorship
Powers of Attorney and the Uniform Power of Attorney Act (UPOAA)
Money Management  

Trust

Chapter 2: PLANNING FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT, HEALTH CARE DECISIONS AND DECISIONS AT THE END OF LIFE
         
Medical Treatment and Informed Consent
Advance Health Care Directives
Surrogate Decision-Making
Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Codes
Provider Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)
Donations of Organs and Bodies

Chapter 3: FINANCING HEALTH CARE INCLUDING LONG-TERM  CARE

 

Health Care
Medicare
Medicaid
Long-Term Care Insurance
Veterans Services and Benefits
Special Needs Trusts

Chapter 4: BASIC ESTATE PLANNING

 

Estate Planning
Wills and Trusts
Property, Probate and Other Topics
Hawaiian Home Lands Leaseholds Successorship

Chapter 5: DECIDING WHO CARES?

 

Chances Are...
Protective Services and Elder Abuse
Hiring a Caregiver
Checklist for Employers

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

Aging in Place

FORMS
 
Checklist for Making an Advance Health Care Directive
Sample Short Form: Advance Health Care Directive
Sample Long Form: Advance Health Care Directive
Sample Written Instrument to Control Disposition of Remains

Sample State of Hawaii Statutory Form Power of Attorney

What Matters to Me

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

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.

 
 

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