End-of-Life Care: Writing Your Own Last Act

Anderson-Foothill

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  • End-of-Life Care

Planning for the end of life is very important, but can include some difficult decisions and conversations regarding future care for yourself or a loved one. Presented by Dr. Amy N. Cowan, a Geriatric Fellowship-Trained doctor at the University of Utah, this seminar will help you plan for this inevitable life event by addressing the following topics:

  • How to formally express your wishes for end-of-life care and treatment
  • The Utah Advance Health Care Directive (establishing Durable Power of Attorney and a Living Will)
  • Utah’s "Physician Order for Life Sustaining Treatment" (POLST), also known as the "Life With Dignity Order"
  • Strategies on how to get organized
  • Tips for starting the conversation with family members

    Please join us and be part of the conversation.

    ABOUT DR. AMY N. COWAN
    Amy N. Cowan, MD is a practicing geriatrician with a passion for improving communication between doctors, patients and their families. Dr. Cowan is Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

    Location: Anderson-Foothill

    Contact Information: 801-594-8611