Advance care planning workshop on Feb. 19 at OLLI at UNC Asheville

From a UNC-Asheville press release:

Advance care planning workshop on Feb. 19 at OLLI at UNC Asheville

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will hold an advance care planning workshop from 3 – 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 19, at the Reuter Center, home of OLLI at UNC Asheville. This workshop is free and open to the public.

The workshop will feature a panel experienced in addressing end-of-life issues, including workshop coordinators, David Mouw, M.D., Ph.D. and Mary Campbell, BSN, COHN-S.

Discussion will include communicating treatment wishes to family and medical personnel, ethical and legal issues, and the uses of advance directives. Assistance will be provided for those wishing to complete a legally valid advance directive, including the notarization required in North Carolina, using the NC Short Form for Advanced Care Planning.
For more information on the workshop, including suggested things to do and read in advance, visit olliasheville.com or call 828.251.6140.

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