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Learn How to Address End of Life Issues


The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville will hold an advance care planning workshop Thursday, February 13, 2014, 7 - 9 p.m. at the Reuter Center.

The workshop will feature a panel whose members are experienced in addressing end-of-life issues. Discussion will include communicating your treatment wishes to loved ones and to medical personnel, ethical and legal issues, and the uses of advance directives.  Ample time will be reserved for questions. Assistance will be provided for anyone wishing to complete a legally valid advance directive, including the notarization required in North Carolina, using the Five Wishes format.

For more information on this or other workshops, check out their webpage.