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June 2018

Securing Your Future Care Preferences At Abbott Park

June 26 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Abbott Park Senior Center, 49 East 95th Street
Chicago, IL 60619 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…

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Securing Your Future Care Preferences At Chatham Senior Center

June 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Chatham Senior Center, 8300 S. Cottage Grove
Chicago, IL 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…

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September 2018

‘Start The Conversation’ At Cancer Wellness Center

September 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cancer Wellness Center, 215 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL United States
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Identifying Values and Goals at the End of Life This introduction to end of life decision making is an interactive conversation intended to: 1) start a dialogue about why this topic is so imperative to discuss 2) address common barriers many face when attempting to address the issues 3) inform attendees about the multiple components of a comprehensive dialogue 4) identify values and goals essential to understanding and communicating care preferences This session’s focus is to enhance comfort and confidence in…

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Secure Your Care Preferences At Cancer Wellness Center

September 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cancer Wellness Center, 215 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL United States
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Where do Advance Directives Fit In?  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…

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Join Us For Abundant Life Health Ministry’s Community Health & Wellness Day!

September 15 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Carter Temple CME Church, 7841 S. Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60619 United States
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October 2018

Explore Your Future Care Options At Cancer Wellness Center

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cancer Wellness Center, 215 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL United States
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Palliative Care, Hospice, Comfort and Dignity  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…

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November 2018

Final Matters: Join Us At Cancer Wellness Center

November 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cancer Wellness Center, 215 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL United States
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Organ and Medical Donation, Options for Disposition In this series, Dr. Mary Mulcahy and Randi Belisomo facilitate interactive discussions on enhancing comfort and confidence in end of life decision-making and care. Regardless of your health or age, whether you are a patient or caregiver, you will benefit from this approach to advance care planning.

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