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Advanced Care Planning

Advance care planning is a process of reflection and communication, a time for you to reflect on your values and wishes, and to let others know your future health and personal care preferences in the event that you become incapable of consenting to or refusing treatment or other care. Making decisions to withhold or stop medical treatment for a loved one at any age is hard to imagine for us, let alone prepare for. However, following the wishes of our friends and family members can be comforting. Making an advance care plan is a gift to your loved ones. If they are ever in a position to speak on your behalf, they will know what to says as you have made your wishes known and your voice will be heard through your own advance care plan.

We provide workshops through out the year that discuss this process in great detail.  To keep up to date, we suggest you visit  our month at a glance calendar for sessions dates.  This is a free educational sereies, donations are always welcome!

My Voice - Expressing my wishes for future health care treatment. Advance Care Planning Guide.

The Advance Care Planning guide will assist you in planning and outlining your wishes about health care decisions in the event you are unable to do so. This guide is voluntary and is intended to supplement conversations with you close family or health care providers about the advance care planning options that may be right for you. In addition, the forms provided in this guide reflect the law at the date of publication. Laws can change over time. This guide does not replace medical or legal advice.

These are available at our office for pickup.

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