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Advance Care Planning Workshop at UNCA

ASHEVILLE NC – The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will hold an advance care planning workshop from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, at the Reuter Center, home of OLLI at UNC Asheville. This workshop is free and open to the public.

The workshop will feature a panel experienced in addressing end-of-life issues, including workshop coordinators, David Mouw, M.D., Ph.D. and Mary Campbell, BSN, COHN-S.

Discussion will include communicating treatment wishes to family and medical personnel, ethical and legal issues, and the uses of advance directives. Assistance will be provided for those wishing to complete a legally valid advance directive, including the notarization required in North Carolina, using the “Five Wishes” format.

For more information on the workshop, including suggested things to do and read in advance, visit http://olliasheville.com/special-programs#advance-care-planning or call 828.251.6140.

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