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End Of Life Planning

When:
Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM
Where:
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences Butler-Haney Hall
200 University Parkway
Yakima, WA  98901
Category:
Local Activities
Registration is not Required


MARCH 27, 2019 5:00 to 7:00 PM
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
Butler-Haney Hall 200 University Parkway Yakima, WA 98901
Toll-Free: 1-866-329-0521
NATIONAL AND LOCAL ADVANCE DIRECTIVE ISSUES

The PNWU End-of-Life Planning Committee has scheduled an opportunity for family members to learn about issues faced during end-of-life care and the bevy of decisions that must be made.  Attendance is free
Learn:
What is an advance directive?
What is hospice care?
What is palliative care?

Local service providers will be on hand to answer questions about nursing homes, assisted living centers, adult family homes, senior retirement communities, and veterans’ services.

Learn the difference between a Do Not Resuscitate (DNR), Physicians Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST), and an advance directive. Families are encouraged to attend together to learn about their rights as patients and patients’ families.

Paul Malley, President of Aging with Dignity, and Laurie Jackson, Sr. Director of CompassCare 
Learn how to protect patient rights during end-of-life Care