Making Your Wishes Known: Advance Directives

Monday, April 3rd 2017

6:00 PM

Joan Groh from Hospice and Community Care will present “Making Your Wishes Known: A Living Will is Not Enough”.   

If you became seriously ill and were unable to speak for yourself, would your family and health professionals know your wishes regarding medical treatment?

If you were terminally ill and near death, is your family clear on whether you want to be resuscitated if your heart stopped beating? Would you want to be kept alive on life support if there was no hope for improvement?

This program looks at why it is so important to answer these difficult questions and how to share your answers with others. We will discuss completing an advance directive using the “Five Wishes®” booklet as a guide to document your exact medical wishes.