Free Community Event to Focus on Planning for Health Crisis Before It Happens
BALDWIN, Mich. (Oct. 30, 2018) – Members of the community who would like to learn more about planning for a potential health crisis are invited to attend Empowering Your Voice, Honoring Your Decisions on Wednesday, Nov. 13 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. at the Grand Oaks Nursing Center, located at 600 Denmark St. in Baldwin. Hospice of Michigan is partnering with Grand Oaks Nursing Center for the free event.
Focusing on your plans and wishes in the event of a health crisis before it happens, the discussion will be hosted by Hospice of Michigan’s Respecting Choices First Steps® ACP Certified Facilitator. Attendees will also learn how that knowledge can empower them to select the care they want if they ever need to rely on someone else for their decision-making. The program will also cover Advance Directive documentation, which will be explained and provided.
Registration for the event is recommended by contacting Heather Volkema at firstname.lastname@example.org or 231.342.0795. Light refreshments will be served.
The Grand Oaks Nursing Center is located in Baldwin, Mich. and possesses the highest U.S. government rating available for nursing homes throughout the country.
About Hospice of Michigan
A nationally recognized leader in end-of-life care, Hospice of Michigan (HOM) is the original – and largest – hospice in the state. A founding member of the NorthStar Care Community, the nonprofit delivers the highest quality of care, raising more than $5 million each year to cover costs for the uninsured and underinsured. HOM offers a broad range of services to enhance the quality of life at the end of life. HOM also provides grief support and counseling, as well as caregiver education and support. A member of the NorthStar Care Community, HOM also provides palliative care through NorthStar Palliative Care, pediatric hospice care and compassionate support services through Jo Elyn Nyman Anchors Programs for Children, and education programs for physicians and health care professionals through the NorthStar Institute. The NorthStar Care Community also includes Arbor Hospice. In total, NorthStar Care Community members serve nearly 6,500 patients annually across Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. For more information, call 888.247.5701