Ensure your voice is heard

mature coupleEnsure your voice is heard during times you cannot speak for yourself. This 2-hour class explores planning and documenting your healthcare and personal care wishes. This is a learning opportunity encouraged for all ages from young adult to elderly. Advance Health Care Directive and POLST forms provided and explained. Please feel free to bring one support person with you.

Topics include:

  • Understanding the facts
  • Understanding the various forms
  • What are your medical options?
  • How to properly document your preference
  • What is a healthcare agent and how do I select one?
  • How do I start a conversation about my wishes?
  • When to update forms

Important note:

  • The programs are free of charge and they are open to UC Davis Health patients, employees and retirees.
  • All classes are subject to cancellation if enrollment is low. In the event of a cancellation, all enrolled individuals will be notified.

What our patients are saying:

  • Our instructor, Gabby was an excellent teacher. We enjoyed it very much as the topic is quite sensitive. Thank you!
  • Good Class. Information will be used. In process of setting up "Living Trust." This class helped with end of life issues.
  • Alexis (the instructor) is very knowledgeable about this class - It is hard to discuss this class! She was articulate and sensitive to the participants! Feeling & emotions - It was well explained and gave me a better decision in preparing these documents. Thank you.

Healthcare Decisions and Living Wills class schedule