Thursday, April 16, 2020

Deaf Health Talk (in ASL): Advanced directives and DPOA-HC

5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
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Northville Health Center

39901 Traditions Dr

Northville, MI 48168

FREE Parking and Admission. No RSVP required.

 

Speaker: Leslie Pertz, LMSW, NICSocial worker in Family Medicine, Dexter Health Center and Deaf Health Clinic. Leslie will present in ASL.

Leslie will present and will discuss the following:

  • What are advanced directives?
  • What is a DPOA-HC?
  • Why writing down your healthcare wishes and having a DPOA-HC is important.
  • Why you should have a DPOA-HC even if you are married.
  • Why you should have a DPOA-HC even if you are young and healthy.

Join us on National Healthcare Decisions Day to learn more about making your healthcare and treatment decisions known. You will leave the event with a completed DPOA-HC to give family and/or doctor(s), if you wish.

FOR ACCOMMODATIONS OR MORE INFORMATION: Leslie Pertz, LMSW, NIC at 810-355-2743 vp or at lesliepe@med.umich.edu

***The Deaf Health Clinic is located at Dexter Health Center, this event location has been chosen for ease of location and for conference room space

Join the Deaf Health Clinic's lead social worker Leslie Pertz, LMSW, NIC, in a free discussion on advanced directives and planning a DPOA-HC for beginners. The event will be in ASL.