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Advance care planning session event at hospital

Published: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

BARRINGTON – Do you often worry about who will make your health care decisions for you if you suffer from an unfortunate event? If something happened to a loved one, would you know what their wishes and health care plans entailed?

On April 16, the Office for Mission and Spiritual Care will present “Supporting Each Other with Advance Care Planning” in the Lakeview and Prairie rooms of Good Shepherd Hospital, 450 W. Route 22.

Attendees will learn how to take action, raise awareness and remain in control of their care.

Members of the Barrington Area Ministerial Association are joining with Good Shepherd Hospital and other community partners in a campaign to help people throughout the Barrington area complete Advance Care Plans and discuss these plans with loved ones and caregivers. 

Breakfast and registration will run from 7:30 to 8 a.m. The event will start at 8 a.m. and will go until noon. Lunch will be provided as well. 

To register, call 800-323-8622 and give code: 3G77. 

For information, call the Office for Mission and Spiritual Care at 847-381-9600, ext. 265062.

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