How to Get Your Health Care Wishes Respected

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How to Get Your Health Care Wishes Respected

Friday, March 23 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Executive Director Emeritus and Senior Consultant David Leven will present “How to Get your Health Care Wishes Respected and Receive Good Quality Care.”  He will provide a guide to navigating today’s health care system.  Some of the things you’ll learn:

  • Why many doctors undertreat pain and how you can get effective pain treatment
  • What palliative care is and how and when it can benefit you
  • Why dying is very different today than it was 100 years ago
  • How to inform your doctors about your end of life care goals and treatment preferences
  • The difference between a health care proxy, a living will, and a do not resuscitate order
  • How hospices provide for a better quality of life and a more peaceful death

Presented by End of Life Choices New York.

Registration required:  (914) 337-7680 ext. 24 or bronxvillelibrary@gmail.com