VITAS Hosts Free Workshop on Advanced Directives on National Healthcare Decisions Day

04/04/2013

Kansas City, MO - As part of the “National Healthcare Decisions Day” annual observance, VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care, will host a free community workshop on April 16 about advance directives. A VITAS social worker will conduct a presentation about advanced directives and will assist attendees in completing their own “living wills,” at no cost, using the template provided by Aging with Dignity’s “Five Wishes,” which meets Missouri’s legal requirements and may be used in all 50 states.

The workshop will take place on Tuesday, April 16 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at VITAS Inpatient Unit at Research Medical Center (Seventh Floor), 2316 East Meyer Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64132. Coffee and doughnuts will be served.

To attend this informative workshop, please register by calling 816-447-3408 by April 11, 2013.

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