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Cedar Valley Hospice presents "Honoring Choices: Advance Care Planning"

Event Date: July, 23 2014

Event Times: 10:30 am

Cedar Valley Hospice will hold a presentation, Honoring Choices: Advance Care Planning, on July 23 at 10:30 a.m. at Mallard Point in Cedar Falls.

The presentation will cover information and practical advice on completing your own advance directive, including the steps to take once the paperwork is complete.  An advance directive includes a living will or power of attorney who can state your wishes regarding medical treatment in the event of mental incompetency or an inability to communicate.

The speaker will be Marvin Fagerlind, LISW, Cedar Valley Hospice Executive Director.  “While we might not want to think about our health care choices, making the decision as to what we would or would not want and selecting someone to communicate for us is a gift to our family,” said Fagerlind.

There is no cost to attend and refreshments will be provided.  RSVPs are appreciated to Mallard Point by calling (319) 277-6111.  For more information about this event, visit www.cvhospice.org or call Cedar Valley Hospice at (319) 272-2002.

Cedar Valley Hospice is a not-for-profit, multi-service agency, providing comprehensive palliative and end-of-life care to terminally ill individuals, support for patients’ families, and services to those who grieve.  Services through Cedar Valley Hospice are available to anyone suffering from any life-limiting illness, regardless of their age, diagnosis or ability to pay.  Grief support is available to anyone in the community struggling with the death of a loved one and is offered free of charge.  Cedar Valley Hospice serves Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Grundy, Tama, parts of Benton, Chickasaw, Delaware, Fayette, Hardin, Linn, and Marshall counties.
Mallard Point is at 2603 Orchard Drive in Cedar Falls.

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