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Law Day

April 29 @ 9:00 am 4:00 pm

Meet with a local attorney to fill out an Advance Health Care Directive! Registration is required. Contact Community Programs & Outreach Division Manager Sarah Miller to register – sarah.miller@stmarysmd.com or 301-475-4200, ext. 1073.

An Advance Health Care Directive will:

– Name your Health Care Agent, the person or persons who will make your health care decisions for you.

– Decide when your Agent’s power becomes effective.

– State your desires concerning the administration or withholding of life sustaining procedures if you are unable to give instructions regarding your care due to an end-of-life condition (incurable disease, terminal condition, persistent vegetative state, end stage condition, injury). This includes the choice(s) of artificial nutrition and hydration and/or all available interventions.

– Customize with your personal instructions and statements.

– Choose pain relief to relieve pain and suffering.

– State your wishes concerning organ donation or the donation of your body.

– State your desires and preferences regarding funeral and burial, cremation, memorial service, or other final instructions.

Details

Date:
April 29
Time:
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.stmarysmd.com/aging/