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November/December 2017

Unravel The Confusion
November 16, 2017 – Thursday, 1:00PM – 2:00PM

Special Event Series on Advance Care Planning
Location: Highlands Ranch Library – Shea Meeting Room A
Address: 9292 S Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
This event will increase your comfort with documented plans that match your values in advance care planning. The gathering is for all ages from adults through boomers, seniors, professionals and medical decision makers. If you are a healthcare agent for someone else you should attend!

 

December 5, 2017 – Tuesday 10:00
MS Society – Featured Speaker, “Who Are Your People”
Location: Broomfield Community Center
Address: 280 Spader Way, Broomfield, CO
One of the most important aspects of Advance Care Planning is choosing “Who are your people”. We’ll explore that and many other end-of-life choices we all need to consider to put our minds at ease.


2018

January 23, 2018 – Tuesday 9:30 to 11:30
Denver Coalitions, Southwest Chapter – Featured Speaker, “Who Are Your People”

Location: TBA
One of the most important aspects of Advance Care Planning is choosing “Who are your people”. We’ll explore that and many other end-of-life choices we all need to consider to put our minds at ease.
Conversation with Q and A about Advance Directives and other concerns around planning for the inevitable final chapters.

February 23, 2018 – Friday 10:00 to 11:30
Boulder Parkinson’s Support Group, Parkinson’s Association of the Rockies – Featured Speaker, “Who Are Your People”
Location: Frasier Meadows Chapel, 4th Floor, 
Address: 350 Ponca Place, Boulder, CO 80303
One of the most important aspects of Advance Care Planning is choosing “Who are your people”. We’ll explore that and many other end-of-life choices we all need to consider to put our minds at ease.
Conversation with Q and A about Advance Directives and other concerns about planning for the inevitable final chapters.

June 14, 2018 – Thursday  11:15 to 1:00
“Life, Death and a Washing Machine – Prolonging Life, For Better Or For Worse”

Keynote Speaker – Applewood Business Association
Location: The Club at Rolling Hills in Golden
Address: 15707 W. 26th Ave., Golden, CO
303-279-3334
An interesting historical perspective on life-sustaining measures.


More Events Around the Greater Denver Area

October & November 2017
Medicare Mondays
Medicare Monday is an annual workshop to help you stay better informed and make necessary changes to your coverage. The program includes information on the changes, updates and requirements for Medicare Parts A, B, C and D. Learn how these changes may affect you and your heath care in the coming year. Multiple sessions across Colorado will be held on Monday October 16, with repeat sessions on Mondays October 23, 30, 31 and November 6, and 7 2017.
Learn More – CLICK HERE

November 3, 2017 – Friday
2017 Age Well Conference
Location: Plaza Convention Center
Address: 1850 Industrial Cir, Longmont, CO 80501
The Age Well Conference is an annual event for professionals from Colorado’s front range and beyond to meet, learn and discuss ongoing and emerging issues and trends in aging. This year will include three session tracks: Health & Wellness, Tech & Innovation, and Aging in Community, featuring 10 sessions by over a dozen esteemed local and national presenters. New this year, the “experience hall” will feature exhibitors interspersed with interactive and engaging activities for the audience.
Learn More – CLICK HERE


Advance Care Planning Blog

September 22, 2017 Blog Post – Dementia and Advance Directives
When there is a person with dementia in the family, there needs to be special attention to many matters; Advance Directives is an important one. These directives provide guidance about the wishes of an individual who, for any reason, is unable to make their wishes known in a medical situation that requires a decision … READ MORE

August 18, 2017 Blog Post – Make All Difference
A teen I know of shared that when her Dad died suddenly no one knew how to talk with her about it. Her friends didn’t know what to say. Her story highlights the fact that we really don’t do well at communicating about this phase of the life cycle no matter how old we are. How hurtful that is …  READ MORE


Fran in the News

August 13, 2017 – Sunday
Fran Myers Interviewed by Jill Lorentz on Dementia Resilience Show
Fran Myers, Founder and Executive Director of Advance Care Advocate was interviewed by Jill Lorentz on Dementia Resilience Show, hosted on the Cruisin’ 1430 radio station. Fran enjoyed sharing ideas and thoughts on Advance Care Planning to help everyone move forward with having these important discussions.

Listen to the Archived Interview – CLICK HERE

Learn more about the Dementia Resilience with Jill Lorentz Radio Program – CLICK HERE

August, 2017 – Prime Time For Seniors Newspaper (Colorado)
Vol. 32, No. 2, Pg.16  “Advance Care Planning”


 

“Advance Care Advocate fills a gaping hole in healthcare – agency for people who have no one to trust with medical decisions. Fran Myers brings a wealth of knowledge, integrity, and experience to this role but most importantly it is her calling and so there is heart behind every client interaction …” – READ MORE

Testimonial

Phyllis Coletta, JD – Steamboat Springs, Colorado