NATIONAL HEALTHCARE DECISIONS DAY
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.
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