Be Prepared Kit™

BPK Request Form for the Be Prepared Kit™

Can you and the people close to you easily locate your important personal papers and information in case of a temporary emergency or a serious illness?

  • Have you or a loved one ever been in the hospital in critical condition and you have needed to locate important medical records?

  • Are you concerned that your family can find your financial information in case you are incapacitated, and that they know …READ MORE…

Everybody needs a Proxy™

Everybody Needs a Proxy is a community-based campaign initiated and organized by the Westchester End-of-Life Coalition to promote the signing of Health Care Proxies in Westchester. The campaign is directed at community, educational and civic organizations, as well as businesses and individuals. …READ MORE…

Training as a volunteer for “Everybody Needs a Proxy”

Registration is required.  If you have questions, please contact us.

Educational Programs

The Westchester End of Life Coalition educates about end-of-life issues. The goal is to increase awareness, offer practical information, and influence policy to improve the end of life experience.Window-1

We provide community lectures, panel discussions, study groups, and workshops for professionals. We hold public forums on topics such as …READ MORE…

Foreign Language Translators / Culture Brokers

The Westchester End-of-Life Coalition is concerned about helping all people struggling with end-of-life issues in Westchester. Different cultural groups have different ways of understanding severe illness and death and reaching out for help.

The Coalition is always looking for individuals who are willing to be “Culture Brokers” and …READ MORE…

Speakers’ Bureau

The Westchester End-of-Life Coalition can bring end-of-life education to your community group.

We will help you find speakers and discussion facilitators who will come to your agency, community center or congregation to talk about end-of-life issues.

Examples of topics that are often requested:

· Advance Directives

· Communicating about …READ MORE…

Spiritual Care Committee

Spiritual Needs at End of Life:
Meaningfulness, Connectedness, Transcendence

The Spiritual Care Committee of the Westchester End-of-Life Coalition recognizes that the dying process raises spiritual issues for dying persons and their loved ones. The Committee works to enhance the spiritual care they receive by providing support to Westchester clergy by way of networking opportunities, resources, referrals and …READ MORE…