The David and Lura Lovell Foundation and Community Foundation for Southern Arizona have jointly awarded $3.6 million to 12 nonprofits in the Arizona End of Life Care Partnership that are cooperatively addressing end-of-life care issues in Tucson, Arizona.

Arizona End of Life Care Partnership Contact  · 520-485-4484
Helpline for Older Adults  · 520-790-7262


Where to Start?

End-of-life care planning can be confusing, so our Partner Health Current compiled all of the documents you'll need in the State of Arizona to complete your plans. They've also added some helpful resources for having the conversation with loved ones, as well as legal resources. 

Arizona Resources on Advance Care Planning


Arizona Healthcare Directives Registry

Once you have completed your advance care plans, you can upload them to the Arizona Healthcare Directives Registry. This will enable healthcare professionals to access your wishes when they are needed.

Arizona Healthcare Directives Registry


COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Information


Online Resources: Conversations about Dying and Death

Many resources provide tools to start a conversation about advance care planning with loved ones and help guide your own decision making:

The Conversation Project

The Death Deck

Death Over Dinner


Online Resources: End-of-Life Care Planning (Advance Directives)

You can access advance directive form at no cost in several locations:

Thoughtful Life Conversations from Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association

Arizona Attorney General Life Care Planning Packet

Cake: Free Online Planning Tool

National Institute on Aging


Community Resources: Personalized Assistance for End-of-Life Care Planning

Our community partners provide personalized assistance with end-of-life care planning, including cultural, religious, and LGBTQ+ considerations, as well as legal assistance:

Banner Alzheimer's Institute

Catholic Community Services

Dunbar Coalition - African American Arts & Cultural Center

Interfaith Community Services (ICS)

Pima Council on Aging (PCOA)

Southern Arizona Senior Pride

Southwest Folklife Alliance

Step Up to Justice

Funeral Consumer Alliance of Arizona


Community Resources for Older Adults

Pima Council on Aging (PCOA)


Bereavement Resources

Banner Alzheimer's Institute 

Casa de la Luz

Tu Nidito


Additional Information on EOLCP

Planning and Education Resources Handout

The Arizona End of Life Care Partnership (EOLCP) as a model of collaboration and collective impact


Photo Credit: Andi Berlin