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Community Health Care Directive Workshop

Event Date/Time

Apr 16, 2013
12:00 pm until 3:00 pm

Description

Community Health Care Directive Workshop

 

It’s time to make your personal medical wishes known!

If you were in an accident or suffered a medical emergency tomorrow that left you temporarily or permanently incapacitated, who would make medical decisions for you and advocate for your care?

With today’s strict HIPAA laws, it may not be who you think!

Every adult needs a health care directive in place to legally name the person they trust to make decisions for them and spell out their health care wishes in an emergency.

 

Ask yourself:

  • Does my family know my personal wishes about things such as life support, feeding tubes, organ donation or nursing home care?
  • Have I legally documented my wishes so there’s never any questions, family feuds or court battles over what “I would have wanted” in a health care crisis?  (The Terry Shiavo Case is a great example of this! Emotions run high in a medical crisis and you want your wishes IN WRITING to avoid disputes!)
  • Does the person I want to oversee my medical affairs have documentation of my wishes so that doctors or hospitals will never refuse to speak to them because of HIPAA laws?
  • Is the person I’ve chosen truly up for the job? Do they live close enough to help in an emergency? Do they stress out and become overwhelmed easily? What if I need a lifetime of care? Will they be around for the long-haul?

If you answered NO to any of these questions, you need a healthcare directive to protect yourself and your loved ones in the event of an emergency.

Complete Your Own Health Care Directive FREE 
for National Health Care Decisions Day!

Let attorney Heather Chubb walk you step-by-step through the process of completing a legal health care directive in honor of National Health Care Decisions Day on April 16th. 

The workshop is open to the community and free of charge!  Attendees will leave with a legally binding document and the peace of mind knowing that someone they trust will be in charge and their wishes will be honored in a heath care crisis.

Cost FREE
Location

Chubb Law Firm
8920 Sunset Avenue
Suite E
Fair Oaks, CA
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Additional Information
SponsorChubb Law Firm
Phone916-241-9661
Contact nameHeather Chubb
Contact emailheather@chubblawfirm.com
Websitehttp://www.chubblawfirm.com

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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