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Event name

Lunch & Learn: The Conversation Project--How to Discuss Your End of Life Wishes

When

Tue 04 / 16 / 2024
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Where

Via Zoom

Who can attend

Open to all

Price

FREE

Organizer

Nancy Euchner
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Join us on April 16th, in honor of National Healthcare Decisions Day, an annual initiative celebrated nationally to encourage and empower people to begin conversations about their wishes for care through the end of life.

We can’t plan for everything but we can talk about what is most important in our lives and in our health care with those who matter most. Taking time to think and talk about what matters most to us is an act of caring. It will help us live our best lives - now and through the end of our lives. And, it will help those who care about us feel prepared.  Join us to talk about ways to jumpstart or continue these conversations. During this session with The Conversation Project's Patty Webster, we’ll cover:

·       How you can bring up your end of life wishes and who you should share these wishes with

·       Useful tools and resources to make sure your wishes are understood and respected

About the Presenter
 
Patty Webster, MPH is the Improvement Advisor & Faculty at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and leads community engagement for The Conversation Project, the IHI’s public engagement initiative to help people share their wishes for care through the end of life.
 
Patty coaches community partners, teaches at speaking engagements, and supports the team’s measurement, learning, and dissemination efforts. Since 2007, she has served as Improvement Advisor and Faculty member at IHI, supporting community-based and health system improvement efforts in the US, sub-Saharan Africa, the UK, the Middle East and Australia. She currently lives in Cairo, Egypt with her husband and has two adult children in the US.
 
This program is part of the 2024 Lunch & Learn series that features guest experts who provide
critical information to seniors wanting to better plan and advocate for themselves as they grow
older. Lunch & Learn programs occur on the third Tuesday of each month. Recordings of past
Lunch & Learn presentations can be found in the Lunch & Learn Program Archive.