Who would speak for you if you couldn’t speak for yourself?
Advance Care Planning is the process of preparing for a time when you may not be able to make your own medical decisions. The best time to make these decisions is when you are able to make your own choices.
Honoring Choices Minnesota is hosting an Advance Care Planning Helpline offering rural Minnesotans free access to education, facilitation and resources for their own advance care plan and healthcare directive. There are 10+ trained volunteer ACP facilitators in the Northfield area.
The Helpline is available through September. Callers can make an appointment for free step-by-step guidance. Monday-Friday, 9:00 am –7:30 pm
The process of Advance Care Planning involves conversations throughout life about your values, beliefs and goals for future health care. These conversations focus on your health care goals and what is important to you. Planning for future health decisions now, while you are able, gives peace of mind to your loved ones, and yourself.
A Health Care Directive documents your values and priorities for future medical treatment, and can identify your health care agent. A Health Care Directive limits confusion and helps everyone prepare for the unexpected.