On behalf of the National Healthcare Decisions Day leaders, we would like to welcome you to the new website. The goal for 2011 is to leverage the strengths of the social web to help promote NHDD. Since 2008 NHDD has been a force in grassroots action with events taking place across the United States in hospitals, nursing homes, churches, synagogues and businesses.

Over the next few months we will be providing you with the tools to share, like, tweet, and comment about NHDD events, facts and resources.

New for 2011 is the NHDD blog which will be updated frequently with stories about advance care planning from patients and families, highlights of events planned for your community, posts addressing some of the 'controversial' aspects so you have the facts, and tips for how you can be an online advocate for NHDD.

We are present on multiple social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Slideshare, Scribd and YouTube. If you frequent any of those sites, please help support our outreach there as well.

Also new this year is a chance to support NHDD on a yearly basis with contributions levels that will represent your organizations level of support. More info will be coming in the next week.  We appreciate our supporters and will be unveiling some innovative ways in which to thank them while also supporting NHDD advocacy.

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