Be Empowered — Health Care Decision Making

Medical decisions can be difficult at any stage of life. Being prepared lets you make decisions about the care you want to receive if you become unable to speak for yourself. Get educated and empowered at this free event.

Key Program Information
Categories Youth and Community Programs | Community Classes for Adults | Health Care | Professional and Workforce Development
Program Type Non-Credit
Delivery Format Face-to-Face

Who Should Attend

Members of the community who want to learn more about how to plan for health care decisions.

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Program Description

Take charge of your future health care needs with advance care planning

Navigating medical decisions can be challenging at any stage of life. Get prepared at this free community event that will provide you with information so you can be empowered when considering care options.

The event will begin with a presentation about "Planning and Preparing for Future Care Needs" by the Aging and Disability Resource Center. Afterward, there will be a screening of the Frontline documentary film "Being Mortal," followed by a panel of medical professionals and community members with experience facing difficult care decisions. 

  • Learn the importance of advance care planning.
  • Discuss how to share your personal values with your loved ones.
  • Find out why you should complete written advance directives.
  • Learn about care options in your community

Seeking exhibitors

Have the opportunity to share your services with members of the community and connect with those who are proactively looking at advanced care planning. Limited spaces available at this event, so make sure to reserve your spot. Exhibitors will have access to one 6' table to educate the public about care options available.

Exhibitor fee is $100.

>>Learn more and secure your spot

Partner

Chippewa Valley Continuum of Care Coalition

*Listing of partners does not represent endorsement by UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education/Extension.