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
  • Think about registering to become an organ, eye and tissue donor
Tuesday (4/18): Family/Friends/Loved Ones
  • A day to discuss your wishes with others (and learn their wishes)
  • Speak to your family about your organ donation status
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
  • Share with your friends about organ donation.  Use social media to declare your donation status
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
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You have the power to SAVE Lives
Register as an organ, eye and tissue donor
Nationwide:     Organ Donor | Donate Life America
Social Media Declaration: #organdonor #IamADonor

Be sure to share your decision with your family to ensure your generous gift is honored,  At risk is the legacy you wish to leave.