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February 2017
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Starting the Conversation: Identifying Values and Goals at the End of Life

February 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Aurora Public Library – West Branch, 233 S Constitution Dr
Aurora, IL 60506 United States
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At the end of life, each story is different. What kind of treatment do you want or not want in a medical emergency? Is your priority to add the most days possible to your life, or to add the most quality of life to your days? What makes life meaningful to you? Join us for free, one-on-one guidance in advance care planning

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Securing Your Care Preferences: Where Do Advance Directives Fit In?

February 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Aurora Public Library – West Branch, 233 S Constitution Dr
Aurora, IL 60506 United States
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Fewer than one third of American adults have completed an advance directive; this session will empower attendees to spell out and safeguard care preferences. When completed properly, directives are legally actionable and do not require the assistance or fee of an attorney or notary. Life Matters Media Co-Founders Randi Belisomo and Mary Mulcahy, MD, will explain the many types of advance directives, their various levels of appropriateness for differing populations and their corresponding levels of legality. Attendees will come to understand…

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Caring Options: Hospice, Palliative Care Comfort and Dignity

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Aurora Public Library – West Branch, 233 S Constitution Dr
Aurora, IL 60506 United States
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What are the differences between hospice and palliative care? Which symptom controls are available from an early phase of a serious illness and not only at the end of life? After learning to recognize the common barriers doctors face in proposing these options to their patients, attendees will be empowered to know how and when to raise the issue with their care team or to be able to initiate a conversation about these services with loved ones. This is the…

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May 2017

Starting the Conversation: Identifying Values and Goals at the End of Life

May 25
Wellness House, 131 N. County Line Road
Hinsdale, IL United States
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At the end of life, each story is different. What kind of treatment do you want or not want in a medical emergency? Is your priority to add the most days possible to your life, or to add the most quality of life to your days? What makes life meaningful to you? Join us for free, one-on-one guidance in advance care planning. Time TBD

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June 2017

Caring Options: Hospice, Palliative Care Comfort and Dignity

June 22
Wellness House, 131 N. County Line Road
Hinsdale, IL United States
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What are the differences between hospice and palliative care? Which symptom controls are available from an early phase of a serious illness and not only at the end of life? After learning to recognize the common barriers doctors face in proposing these options to their patients, attendees will be empowered to know how and when to raise the issue with their care team or to be able to initiate a conversation about these services with loved ones. This is the third…

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