Health Care: Weighing Your Options

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023
From 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Zoom
Online

Contact: AARP CT

This event is full.

The insights shared can help you find your balance as you navigate a dizzying maze of health and medical care options.

About the Event

This online presentation will help you prepare to manage your own or a loved one’s health and medical care needs by teaching the importance of understanding the goals of care, identifying health care preferences and effectively communicating with care providers in most settings. We will also discuss strategies for avoiding health crises and caregiver burnout.  Participants will gain insights on how identifying goals of care can affect one’s course of treatment and quality of life and learn to recognize and reduce the likelihood of health crises and caregiver burnout.  

The presenters are hospice resource nurse Susan Daniels, RN, MSN, CHPN; hospice program bereavement coordinator Sherry Russenberger, GC-C, BCCC; and hospice program volunteer coordinator Diane Santostefano, MBA, EOLD. Carol Bozena and Ellen Thomas, licensed clinical social workers and AARP Connecticut volunteers, will moderate. 

Please do not opt out of event-related emails, as you will be emailed a link to join the presentation prior to the event.

Contact AARP Connecticut at ctaarp@aarp.org for more information.

This program has been approved for (1.00) Continuing Education Unit by NASW/CT to meet the continuing education criteria for CT Social Work Licensure renewal. This approval will also be applicable for license renewals for CT LPCs, LMFTs and licensed psychologists.   


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