Live, Learn, Lunch Series on Advance Care Planning – Breast Cancer Resource Center Blog

Live, Learn, Lunch Series on Advance Care Planning

This month the BCRC is offering a special Live, Learn, Lunch series presented with Jeanne M. West of Hospice of Santa Barbara, focused on Advance Care Directive Planning (ACP).

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This month the BCRC is offering a special Live, Learn, Lunch series presented with Jeanne M. West of Hospice of Santa Barbara, focused on Advance Care Directive Planning (ACP). Sessions will include talking about ones wishes when it comes to health care services or end-of-life care. This can be an uncomfortable topic for some, but we will discuss the importance of how to choose your health care agent and get tips for having the conversation about your wishes. There will also be an opportunity to formalize the Advance Directive by Notary on July 27th.  Please see below for the details, with more information and links to join.

July 2, 2021

“Let’s Start the Conversation”

It may be uncomfortable to discuss Advance Care Planning (ACP), including talking about ones wishes when it comes to health care services or end-of-life care.  Come start the conversation with us and learn the importance of how to choose your health care agent and get tips for having the conversation about your wishes. Please join us for this important discussion. Discussion lead by Jeanne M. West of Hospice of Santa Barbara.

July 16, 2021

“ACP:  Let’s Get It Done”

This presentation will focus on the “My Care” Document, a form of an Advance Care Directive used in Santa Barbara and provided free of charge by Cottage Health.

Required sections will be reviewed and explained and ample time will be included to deal with specific questions about the document. Please join us for this important discussion. Discussion lead by Jeanne M. West of Hospice of Santa Barbara.

Follow this link to Cottage Health for information and to access forms:

https://mycare.cottagehealth.org/complete-your-advance-directive.cfm

July 27, 2021

This will be an in-person opportunity to formalize the Advance Directive by Notary on July 27th Noon- 1pm at Pilgrim Terrace, 649 Pilgrim Terrace Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. This service is FREE and sponsored by Hospice of Santa Barbara. Appointment required. Please contact [email protected] or call 805-569-9693.

Jeanne M. West is an RN with a master’s degree in Health Administration from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She has a long history of administrative positions within home care and long-term care settings in the Santa Barbara community. Currently, Jeanne serves as the Community Engagement Manager for Hospice of Santa Barbara.

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