Making Care Decisions

Control over Your Healthcare Decisions

Do you know what healthcare treatments you would or would not want if you could not speak for yourself? Do other people know what your wishes are? It's important for all people, regardless of age or current health, to be reminded to make their healthcare wishes known to loved ones and their care providers.

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The Mensinger Family’s Story – A Journey Through Hospice Care

Janice Mensinger had congestive heart failure, her daughter Carol shares her mother's and family's journey with serious illness, hospice care, and the hanson hospice center in hopes to raise charitable care dollars.

Caring Circle - Angela's Story

Learn how Caring Circle services and the Hanson Hospice Center supported one local family. Angela Schlaack shares the story of her husband's final journey with acute myeloid leukemia.

Why I vaccinated: Community member, Deborah Haynes

To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and stay protected, community members are getting a tiny poke with a big impact.

COVID-19 Update 2.25.21

Kendall Troyer, vice president of quality, safety and physician practices at Spectrum Health Lakeland and Nicki Britten, health officer at the Berrien County Health Department share the latest COVID-19 updates in Berrien County.

Why I vaccinated: Community member, Sharon Kuhns

To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and stay protected, community members are getting a tiny poke with a big impact.

Why I vaccinated: Mental health counselor, Jose Gonzales II

Community member and mental health counselor, Jose Gonzales II, shares his personal choice to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 vaccine: CJ Gibson, MD

Spectrum Health trauma and critical care physician CJ Gibson, MD, shares his personal reasons for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine ‘without question, without hesitation.’

COVID-19 Update 2.10.2021

Join president, Loren B. Hamel, MD, and Nicki Britten from the Berrien County Health Department for the latest COVID-19 news.

This is Big: COVID-19 vaccine (Mark Harrison, MD)

Infectious disease specialist, Mark Harrison, MD, shares his perspective about the COVID-19 vaccine and addresses common questions people may have.

Busting COVID-19 Myth: Asypmtomatic people are not contagious and do not spread COVID 19

Many studies show that asymptomatic people can spread the COVID-19 virus.

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