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National Healthcare Decisions Day & Vermont Advance Directive Week 2021

Posted: March 26, 2021

What is National Healthcare Decisions Day?

National Healthcare Decisions Day (April 16) exists to inspire, educate and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning. It is an initiative to encourage patients to express their wishes regarding healthcare and for providers and facilities to respect those wishes, whatever they may be.

Upcoming Virtual Events

No Crystal Ball: Advance Care Planning in Uncertain Times (Virtual)
Tuesday, April 13, 6-7:30pm
Hosted by: The University of Vermont Medical Center HealthSource
Cost: Free

Planning for Future Health Care Needs (Virtual)
Wednesday, April 14, 6-7pm
Hosted by: National Bank of Middlebury
Cost: Free

Advance Care Planning Information Session
Wednesday, April 14, 10-11am or 6-7pm
Hosted by: Taking Steps Brattleboro, a program of Brattleboro Area Hospice
Cost: Free

Advance Health Care Directives (2-Part Virtual Class)
Monday, April 5 and Monday, April 12, 6-8pm
Hosted by: Access CVU
Cost: $20 per person

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