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Advanced care planning workshop May 24

DRAYTON - If you were in hospital, too ill or injured to speak for yourself, do you know who would make your health care decisions for you?

Guest speakers Mary-Lou Fletcher and Jessica Hutchison will share their expertise on the process of planning for advanced care at a workshop hosted by the Seniors’ Centre for Excellence, Drayton.

Mapleton resident Mary-Lou Fletcher is a partner in the law firm Woods, Clemens, Fletcher and Cronin with offices in Elmira and Drayton.

She practices real estate law, corporate law, wills and estates serving farm and rural clients.  

Fletcher’s seminar will focus on the importance of having a will and a power of attorney for property and personal care. Emphasis will be placed on the consequences to individuals and their families if these documents are not in place. Also, an overview of the new regulations that came into effect on Jan. 1, 2015 and their impact on payable probate fees.

Jessica Hutchison is the Community Engagement Lead with the program Conversations Worth Having. The three-year program, through Hospice Waterloo Region, is in partnership with Hospice Wellington. The program is dedicated to increasing an awareness around  advanced care planning.

Hutchison will speak on the importance of planning. Deciding who will make health care decisions for individuals who are unable the make them for themselves.

This free workshop, open to all ages, will be held on May 24 at the Maryborough Community Centre, Moorefield from 6 to 8pm.

For more information and to register contact Helen Edwards at 519-638-1000.

 

May 19, 2017

 
 

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