Advance Directives

first_imgTalking about death is never easy. But it’s especially difficult in a hospital when a loved one is incapacitated and family members are trying to guess their wishes. Two healthcare workers in Anchorage want to convince Alaskans to have that conversation before a crisis and record their choices in an advance directive.Download AudioOn A Mission: Educating Alaskans About Advance DirectivesAlaska Innovative MedicineAdvance Health Care Directive – Living WillAging with Dignity – Five Wishes To schedule a workshop on advance directives with Kris Green- call her at 907-212-9232HOST: Annie FeidtGUESTS:Gigi Rygh, medical social worker, Alaska Innovative MedicineKris Green, advanced planning care coordinator, Providence Health ServicesJulie Wrigley, attorney with Durrell Law GroupCallers statewidePARTICIPATE:Post your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air).Send e-mail to talk [at] alaskapublic [dot] org (comments may be read on air)Call 550-8422 in Anchorage or 1-800-478-8255 if you’re outside Anchorage during the live broadcastLIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.SUBSCRIBE: Get Talk of Alaska updates automatically by e-mail, RSS or podcast.TALK OF ALASKA ARCHIVElast_img