Advance Care Planning for Smarties

StudentWe present a series of community education programs on advance care planning. The programs generally run about 90 minutes.

Series title: Advance Care Planning for Smarties

  1. Twelve Reasons Advance Directives Fail and How to Avoid Them.
    You’ll see how even well-intended Advance Directives fail when the time comes, and you’ll learn how to avoid the traps.
  2. Who Ya Gonna Name? Plus Advance Directives 101.
    You’ll discover seven key criteria to help you select the best person to speak for you. Then you’ll examine the key parts of an Advance Directive document.
  3. What Ya Gonna Tell Em?
    Helps you figure out your wishes and what matters to you. Plus tips on communicating with those who need to know.
  4. I’ve Been Named. How Do I Do an Amazing Job?
    So, you’re named to speak for a family member or friend. As an “Agent in training” you’ll learn the keys to being an effective Agent on their behalf.
  5. Care Lingo Decoded. Plus California’s End of Life Option Act.
    Continuing your “Agent in training” work you’ll unravel hospital and care lingo like CPR, POLST, DNR, AND, ANH, intubation, feeding tube, respirator and much more. We’ll wrap up with the nuts and bolts of California’s 2016 physician-assisted suicide law.

Next Full Series

No. Day Date Time Location Reservations
1 Tuesday Sep 12 1 pm
2:30 pm
Peninsula Center Library
Community Room
701 Silver Spur Road
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
Attend any or all classes. Call Reference Desk for more information.
(310) 377-9584
2 Sep 19
3 Sep 26
4 Oct 3
5 Oct 10

We also have a 25 – 30 minute introductory program. If your group of 25 or more is interested, email and we’ll follow up with you.