Who Will Speak for You? — Advanced Directives and Living Wills
In the event of illness or disability, is there someone you trust who can speak for you and communicate how you wish to be cared for if you are unable to do so? Learn the different types of Advanced Directives including Massachusetts Health Care Proxy & the “Five Wishes”. Class held at Merrimack Valley Hospice at the Riverwalk (Bldg 9, Entrance I, 4th floor) in Lawrence.
Instructor: All training provided by professionals from Merrimack Valley Hospice.
214 PRGR1017-OA: Tu, one eve, 6-8pm, 2/11, Free, Off Campus
215 PRGR1017-OB: Tu, one eve, 6-8pm, 5/6, Free, Off Campus
Introduction to Palliative Care and Hospice
Interested in learning more about compassionate end of life care? What are the differences and similarities between palliative care and hospice? In this 2 hour informational session you will learn what may happen medically, emotionally and spiritually to patients and their loved ones. By the end of this session you will have an understanding of compassionate end of life care, palliative care, hospice and information on how to become a Hospice Volunteer. Class held at Merrimack Valley Hospice at the Riverwalk (Bldg 9, Entrance I, 4th floor) in Lawrence.
243 PRGR1034-OA: F, 9-11am, one day, 1/17, Free, Off Campus
244 PRGR1034-OB: T, 5:30-7:30pm, one eve, 2/4, 2014 Free, Off Campus
End of Life Care – Become a Hospice Volunteer
A comprehensive 7 week training to help prepare you to become a Hospice Volunteer. The Beacon Hospice approach to care creates a patient & family environment of hope, comfort, and dignity. Volunteers are supervised by a Volunteer Coordinator and supported by other members of the patient care team. Class held at Beacon Hospice, 13 Branch St., Suite 106, Methuen, MA
Instructor: All training provided by professionals from Beacon Hospice.
136 HCPR1003-OA: Tu, 6-8:30pm, 7 wks, 3/11-4/22, Free, Off Campus