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NYC Chapter Event: Beyond Health Care Proxies: Getting Your Health Care Wishes Respected--What You Should Know and Do

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
4:00 - 5:15PM
Location: Zoom link sent 72 hours prior to event
Contact: Sally Dougan


Concerned about future health care issues Beyond Health Care Proxies?

Want to learn about the latest issues, laws, and choices that we should all know about?

Want to ensure that your future health care wishes are respected, and that you get only wanted treatment?

Here's your chance!

In this Caring Collaborative presentation, expert David Leven will bring us up to date on what you should know about:
  •  avoiding unwanted treatment 
  •  palliative care and the most recent palliative care laws
  •  hospice care
  •  ways that you can control the circumstances and timing of your death when suffering
  •  and, oh yes, Health Care Proxies if you still need that essential information.

Our Speaker:

David Leven, JD, is Executive Director Emeritus and Senior Consultant at End of Life Choices. A renowned expert in the field of patient rights, he has long been an activist and influencer in matters of advanced care planning, patient rights, palliative care, and end of life issues, including medical aid in dying. He has spoken at dozens of conferences and schools, and has appeared on numerous TV news and features programs.  


This Zoom webinar will feature a presenter with a PowerPoint and a moderator. The audience will not be seen or heard. Audience members can submit questions and comments by typing them into a form on the screen, or raising their hand and the moderator will unmute them. 

Payments by Credit Card Only. 
Registrations are not transferrable without authorization by the event organizer.

Requests for refunds must be received 14 DAYS before the event date. 
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