Family Support

USC retiree leaders supported by the USC Emeriti Center created the following publications to support the Trojan Family:

My Confidential Documents – Writeable

“My Confidential Documents”, is one of several resources developed at the Emeriti Center and is designed to help prepare, collect and store all important information in one place. Our retired USC faculty and staff are concerned about those who experience the loss or illness of a loved one and are faced with a number of decisions that they may not be prepared to handle. As a result of this concern, a group of USC retirees compiled a comprehensive list of what is needed when a loved one becomes incapacitated or passes away. We hope that this booklet is helpful for all members of the Trojan Family and our many colleagues and friends.


After the Death of a Loved One

A group of USC widows and widowers created this document to assist those who have lost a loved one.

Advanced Care Directive

To learn more about stating your future healthcare goals/values, view this free resource from Cedars Sinai: Advanced-Care-Directive

Five Wishes

Courtesy of the USC Emeriti Center, you may receive a free downloadable and customized copy of the Five Wishes PDF.

Five Wishes is a complete approach to discussing and documenting your care and comfort choices. The document is accepted in 48 US states. You can fill it out to help your caregivers know what your wishes are for your care if you are in the hospital or hospice. To learn more: 

The Center has funded the cost for 200 retirees.

To receive a customized copy, please fill the information below.


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