Life Decisions, preparing for the worst

Five Wishes: Personal, Medical, Emotional, Familial, Spiritual

Life is fragile and the unexpected can happen any day.  One only has to read the daily newspaper or tune into the news to see that.  When it comes to health care, preparing for the unexpected is more than important regardless of age – it’s essential.  “Five Wishes” is more than just a document.  Five Wishes is a complete approach to discussing and documenting individual care and comfort choices.  It’s about connecting families, communicating with healthcare providers, and showing what it means to care for one another.  Fir Lane 2 24 2020 event

• What kind of care do I want?
• Who will make decisions if I cannot?
• How do I want to deal with life support?
• What should my loved ones know?
• What if I’m in a coma?
• How comfortable do I want to be?
• How do I want to be cared for?
• What should my doctor know about me? 

A free information event provided by  Pierce County  Aging & Disability Resources in collaboration with Fir Lane Memorial Park

February 24: 12 noon at the Pierce County Annex, Main Meeting Room, 2401 South 35th Street, Tacoma

February 24: 6:30 p.m., Graham Library, 9202 224th Street East, Graham

February 26: 6:30 p.m., Fir Lane Memorial Park, 924 East 176th Street, Spanaway

For additional information call  (253) 798-4600  or  (800) 562-0332 No RSVP required

NOTE:  In case of inclement weather call  253-798-8787 for possible  postponement or cancellation.

 

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