Advance Care Planning Workshop
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Time: Sep 19, 2023 01:00 PM
- 03:00 PM
4025 Health Park Lane
St Joseph, Michigan
Contact Phone: 269.983.8166
If you’re over 18, it’s important to name someone you trust to speak for you in a medical emergency and state what kind of medical treatment you like to receive if you can’t speak for yourself. You need to have a plan in writing to share with your family and healthcare providers. Join us for a free workshop that will answer questions and assist with:
- Developing and completing your Healthcare Power of Attorney/Advance Directive
- Witnessing of signatures
- Adding your document to your medical record so it’s available to all Corewell Health hospitals and providers in case of emergency
- Having copies made for your advocates.
This workshop will occur every third Tuesday of the month through November. To RSVP or if you have questions, call 269.983.8166
To learn more about advance care planning, click here.
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