Middletown Senior Center
21256 Washington Street
Post Office Box 1037
Middletown, California 95461
Phone: (707) 987-3113
Fax: (707) 987-3114
MY LIFE. MY WAY.
A GUIDE TO ADVANCE CARE
(presented by Middletown Senior Center & Hospice)
This is a great
opportunity to ensure that you and your family are prepared in case of a health
crisis or terminal medical diagnosis.
Whether you’re 35, 55 or 85, it’s a good time to ensure that you
and your family are prepared in case of a health crisis or terminal medical
Deciding the kind of health care
you want at the end of your life is called Advance Care Planning, and it’s the
greatest gift that you can give to your loved ones, as well as yourself.
Most people say they would prefer to die at home, yet only about
one-third of adults have an advance directive expressing their wishes for
Advance Care Planning is making formal plans for the kind of
health care you would want at
the end of your life. (Not a pleasant topic, but it’s best to be as
prepared as possible.) It means knowing your treatment options and your
values, talking with your loved ones, and recording your wishes.
Who do you trust enough to make the
important “at the end of life” decisions for you: feeding tube or not;
home or not; health care facility or not; life support or not; funeral
arrangements including cremation or none. Where is your will? You
do have one, DON’T YOU??? Bring your “trusted friend(s) or
WHEN: Tuesday, August 15, 12:45 p.m.
WHERE: Middletown Senior Center