This engaging prelude to Sessions 2-6 aims to furnish you with compelling reasons to consider attending the upcoming life transition education sessions. Embrace this opportunity to gain valuable knowledge during the one-hour exploration into essential aspects of future planning.
In accordance with the 2020 statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it is reported that merely 4 out of 10 Americans will experience sudden death, while the remaining 6 out of 10 are destined to confront a gradual and incapacitating demise due to chronic health conditions. Are you well-informed about the available choices for end-of-life care? This informative session is allocated a duration of one hour.
Individuals may have specific preferences regarding their end-of-life arrangements, yet it is essential to understand the formal process for expressing these preferences. In the initial segment, titled 'Advanced Directives, Part I,' we explore the foundational principles of advanced directives and the designation of a healthcare agent. This session not only acquaints participants with the advantages and disadvantages of advanced directives but also offers a comprehensive examination of the authority these directives may or may not afford the individual. The duration of this session is set for one hour.
There's a saying: "If it's not written down, it didn't happen." In our session, we'll talk about Advanced Directives for Health Care Decisions and Physician's Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) forms. We'll explain the differences between them. Plus, everyone will get a free copy of their state's Advanced Directives for Health Care Decisions and POLST to use. The duration of this session is set for one hour.
In the absence of a well-structured estate plan, the fruits of your labor and cherished possessions are vulnerable to being jeopardized if entrusted to an irresponsible recipient. Without a meticulously prepared and enacted estate plan, your assets may fall into the hands of individuals grappling with addiction, undergoing bankruptcy, experiencing a divorce, or simply lacking the maturity to manage them responsibly. The potential loss of valuable family assets looms. Gain the assurance that emanates from having provided explicit instructions on the precise distribution of your assets and to whom they should be entrusted. Join us for a one-hour session to navigate this crucial aspect of securing your legacy.
*This presentation will be facilitated by a state-licensed estate planning attorney.
While we diligently plan for various significant events in our lives, we often overlook preparing our loved ones for the inevitable—our passing. The task of making final arrangements can be overwhelming for those closest to us, with clear choices becoming challenging in such emotional moments. When the unfortunate event occurs, numerous decisions must be made swiftly.
In this session, Dr. Oliver will introduce a comprehensive document titled "Final Wishes." This document is designed to capture your preferences, ranging from essential details for crafting your obituary to specifying your desired post-service event. As a valuable resource, each participant will receive a complimentary copy of "Final Wishes" for their personal use. Join us for this enlightening two-hour session to ensure your wishes are known and respected.
Grief, a natural response to loss, is commonly associated with the death of a loved one or a pet. Yet, there exist other nuanced forms of grief, including Anticipatory, Compounded, and Displaced Grief, that often go unrecognized. In this comprehensive 2-hour session, participants will gain insights into the dynamics of grief, its diverse manifestations, and the pivotal role it plays in the process of healing. Join us for an illuminating exploration of the multifaceted nature of grief.
Trauma is not solely defined by external events but by the internal response to such events that overwhelms an individual's coping mechanisms, resulting in enduring effects on mental and emotional well-being. This presentation clarifies the distinction between trauma and grief, highlighting their distinct characteristics. It introduces the three primary types of trauma and underscores the significance of the healing process, emphasizing the potential generational consequences that may arise from unresolved trauma. Join us for this comprehensive 2-hour session to deepen your understanding of trauma and its profound implications.