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Plan for your future health: Have an advance care planning conversation today
“Advance care planning is something all of us should think about and do, especially as we get older."
April 13, 2018
Don’t make them guess what you want
Will your family know what you want when you are gravely ill and cannot speak?
October 17, 2016
It’s time to “let it go”
What’s important to you as time runs short? What gives you meaning?
April 15, 2016
"Trust me, you won't regret taking the time to talk"
Have you talked to your spouse or your children about what is important to you if you were unable to speak for yourself?
April 13, 2016
No guarantees in life
There is an old saying that there are only two guarantees in life – taxes and death. And while some of us may find ways to evade paying taxes, none of us will find ways to escape dying. What matters to us?  This is where Advance Care Planning (ACP) becomes important.
April 11, 2016
Today is a perfect day for a talk
In recognition of National Advance Care Planning Day, April 16, we asked Dr. Amyeen Hassanali to share with us his wish for Advance Care Planning discussions to take place sooner, in the community, rather than later, in the Emergency Room.      
April 16, 2015
Don't get creeped out... speak up!
April 16 is National Advance Care Planning Day.  A new Harris/Decima poll indicates that while six in ten Canadians believe it is extremely important to talk to someone about their end-of-life care preferences, only 45% have done so.
April 16, 2014
Speak-up before it's too late
April 16 is National Advance Care Planning Day. Advance care planning is a process of reflection and communication about personal care preferences in the event that you become incapable of consenting to or refusing treatment or other care.
April 16, 2013
Advance Care Planning: What gives your life meaning?
Advance care planning is often misunderstood. People commonly associate it with deciding whether they want or do not want to receive CPR or be hooked up on life support in a medical crisis. In its truest form, advance care planning conversations are about what gives our lives meaning.
April 11, 2013