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HospiceCare to Hold Community Workshop

Advance Directive Workshop For the Jewish Community

Lafayette, COHospiceCare of Boulder and Broomfield Counties is co-sponsoring a two-part workshop called “Staying in Charge of Your Life When it Matters Most—A Workshop for the Jewish Community.” The workshop will help attendees avoid confusion and retain control when the time comes to make critical end-of-life care decisions. It’s been crafted for the Jewish community to help people understand choices for care and communicate end-of-life wishes so they’ll be honored.

The workshops will be co-facilitated by HospiceCare’s Director of Community Education, Kim Mooney and Rabbi Nadya Gross. Medical and legal professionals knowledgeable in end-of-life issues will also be available. Topics to be covered include Advance Directives, choosing a health care agent and medical technologies at the end of life. The workshops will be Sunday, October 3 and Sunday, October 24, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Boulder Jewish Community Center, 3800 Kalmia Avenue in Boulder. There is no charge, but reservations are required. Please RSVP to Kim Mooney at kimmooney@hospicecareonline.org. The workshops are being co-sponsored by HospiceCare, Maimonides Wellness Center, Jewish Family Service, and Boulder JCC,

About HospiceCare: (formerly Hospice of Boulder County)
Founded in 1976 as one of the first hospices in the country, HospiceCare of Boulder and Broomfield Counties is a private, nonprofit organization. The organization provides care for terminally ill patients and support for their families, as well as bereavement services for anyone in the community who has suffered a loss. Currently, the agency is serving an average of 250 patients per day.
The agency’s mission is to provide compassionate end-of-life care, guide and comfort the grieving and educate our community. The organization serves all eligible patients after referral by their physicians, regardless of their ability to pay for care received.

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