Aging With Grace Fall Symposia: November 14-17, 2018

Please click here to view a poster with information on the Aging With Grace fall symposium offerings, which will take place on November 14 through 17 at the Sacred Heart Church, 326 Main St, Yarmouth, ME.

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Planning Your Future Medical Care Presentation

Planning Your Future Medical Care
The What and The How

Presentation by Dr. David Giansiracusa
Monday, April 30 th , 2018
Merrill Memorial Library
5:30 pm

Give yourself and your loved-ones some precious gifts:

  • Plan what medical care you wish if you become seriously ill or
    injured.
  • Choose and inform someone to speak for you should injury or
    illness prevent you from speaking for yourself.
  • Communicate:
    – which goals make your life most meaningful to you
    – what would be worse than death to you
  • Document and share these decisions with your loved ones and
    medical caregivers.

This presentation will cover:

  • What is Advance Care Planning?
  • Why is it hard to do? Why do people avoid doing it?
  • When should Advance Care Planning be done?
  • What important decisions should be made, shared in conversations,
    and documented in writing?

For additional information and to RSVP, please contact:

  • David Giansiracusa, MD dgiansiracusa@gmail.com
  • Maureen Brosnan SMAAA Resource Specialist 835-9866