Advance Care Planning workshop offered


ROCKINGHAM — A free workshop on how to complete an Advance Directive will be offered by Brattleboro Area Hospice and Bayada Hospice on two Wednesdays, Sept. 25 and Oct. 2, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Rockingham Library.

Thinking and talking about Advance Care Planning while healthy can make decision-making easier in a medical crisis. Participants will also learn what their parents and children (18-plus) should have in place. Don Freeman of Brattleboro Area Hospice and Eliza Eager of Bayada will cover the medical and personal issues that Advanced Directives address. They'll provide all the necessary forms and walk through the process step by step. Don and Eliza will share information in the first session, and in the second session they will work through any questions and assist all in completing Advance Directive forms. Brattleboro Area Hospice and Bayada Hospice are each independent organizations joining together to present this important Taking Steps workshop. Call Anne Dempsey at Rockingham Library 802-463-4270 to RSVP, or email This event is free and open to the public. The library is at 65 Westminster St., Bellows Falls, and is wheelchair accessible.



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