What We Do

Individual and Family Services

Advance Directives

Legally documenting your health care wishes

Health Care Agent

Identify a Medical Durable Power of Attorney (MDPOA) or Proxy if required

Resuscitation Status

Establish wishes regarding Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Guidelines for Medical Treatment

Clarify the implications of a Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment (MOST/POLST)

Planning Your Care

Recognizing how serious illness impacts the various facets of your life

Health Care Goals

Weighing your options about what kind of care and medical treatments you would want


Discussing your needs in relation to the care support available

End of Life Conversations

Facilitating important conversations with those you love and trust


Planning for the cost of your care

Living Situation

Identifying your goals regarding living environment

Other Resources

Explaining various resources and benefits such as those through the Department of Veterans Affairs and Medicaid

Disease Education and Health Care System Navigation

Ensuring you have the knowledge you need to make an informed decision


Navigating relationships with your medical providers


Advocacy in gaining desired knowledge


Information about the spectrum of available care options


Establish relationships with palliative care programs, including hospice

Supportive Counseling

Counseling offered by a licensed social worker


Medical Provider Services

The Holding Group provides education to enhance skills in effective, transparent goals of care conversations.

In-services and Continuing Education

Educational seminars facilitated by a licensed clinical social worker

Integration of The Holding Group Model

Consultative training program for all who have patient contact