Lake Huron Medical Center (LHMC) will host Healthy Aging program: Important
Conversations on Wednesday, April 20, 2016.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, 60 percent of people say
that making sure their family is not burdened by tough decisions is "extremely
important" yet 56 percent have not communicated their end-of-life wishes.
Thinking about end of life care can be scary. Sometimes people think the
conversation is only for when you're sick or older. And, many times,
our loved ones feel uneasy talking about the subject. But having a conversation
about advance care planning is very important.
Even though it's hard, the best time to talk about it is now. It's
easier than waiting until you become ill. Having the time for discussion
and reflection can often help families and loved ones understand each
other’s views about end of life care.
Join us for Healthy Aging program: Important Conversations on Wednesday,
April 20, 2016 learn how to effectively communicate your end of life care
wishes long before you need them. Guest speaker Sue Christensen from Great
Lakes Caring and Hospice will offer tips on for initiating conversations
about advanced directives for yourself or your loved one.
Healthy Aging program: Important Conversations will be held on Wednesday,
April 20, 2016 at Lake Huron Medical Center in the Lighthouse Café
at 2:00 PM. Refreshments will be served and social time enjoyed. To register for this
FREE event please call toll-free:
Lake Huron Medical Center is proud to present a Healthy Aging series that
promotes safety and supports independence for our area seniors. To learn
more about this program or other senior services offered through Lake
Huron Medical Center, please call: 810-216-1035.