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National Healthcare Decisions Day


National Healthcare Decisions Day aims to help people across the U.S. understand the value of advance healthcare planning.

For 2017, NHDD will be a week long event, from April 16 to 22.

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National Healthcare Decisions Day


National Healthcare Decisions Day aims to help people across the U.S. understand the value of advance healthcare planning.

For 2017, NHDD will be a week long event, from April 16 to 22.


National Healthcare Decisions Day exists to inspire, educate and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning.

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NHDD 2017 Agenda


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NHDD 2017 Agenda


National Healthcare Decision Day (NHDD) will be week long in 2017!

The overall theme for 2017 is "It always seems too early, until it's too late." Daily sub-themes are below:

 

  • Sunday (4/16): Prepare
    • A day to get resources together
  • Monday (4/17): Start with Yourself
    • A day to think about your own healthcare decisions
  • Tuesday (4/18): Family/Friends/Loved Ones
    • A day to discuss your wishes with others (and learn their wishes)
  • Wednesday (4/19): Spread the Word
    • A day to tell others that you've engaged in advance care planning and encourage them to do the same
  • Thursday (4/20): Facilities Focus
    • A day for healthcare providers of all sorts to promote advance care planning
  • Friday (4/21): Professionals Preparedness
    • A day to ensure that all professionals (healthcare, clergy, legal, and others) understand and can promote advance care planning
  • Saturday (4/22): Reflection and Readiness
    • Consider what worked well for NHDD week and file/share your advance care plans so they will be available if needed