It's About How You L.I.V.E.! - Advance Health Care Directive Workshop

Mon Mar 5
San Francisco Public Library - Bernal Heights Branch
03:00 PM
Sports & Recreation
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Join us for this unique Advance Health Care Directive workshop!
Build the skill of asking yourself, “What matters most?” and give your loved ones the gift of a specific plan that honors your wishes.
Mondays, March 5 & 19, 2018; 3-5pm
Please note this is a two-part workshop and you must attend both sessions. The $50 cost covers both sessions.
It's About How You L.I.V.E.: 

Learn about being an advocate for yourself and others; learn about options for advance directives 
Implement a meaningful personalized plan 
Voice the plan to those who need to understand your feelings and wishes 
Engage others to live fully, knowing that the greatest gift we give our loved ones is to have our wishes discussed and assured

Session 1: Mon., Mar. 5, 2018; 3:00am-5:00pm

Basic overview of Healthcare advocacy and healthcare decisions as we age
Overview of Advance Directives for Health Care including different types of documents
Guidance and assistance in creating, completing or revising an Advance Directive for Healthcare
Understand the difference between an Advance Directive for Healthcare, a Living Will, a Durable Power of Attorney, a POLST form, and a DNR order

Session 2: Mon., Mar. 19, 2018; 3:00am-5:00pm

Palliative Care—what is it? Where do we get it? 
Review of personal documents
Questions and answers regarding issues about end of life care
Completed documents notarized for free