LEXINGTON, N.C. (April 3, 2018) – Hospice of Davidson County, Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center and Davidson County Senior Services are encouraging Davidson County residents to make their healthcare wishes known.
In conjunction with National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD), the group is hosting a series of three events April 17, 18, 19 designed to highlight the importance of advance healthcare decision-making.
Each participating organization will be providing free information and tools for the public to discuss personal healthcare wishes with family, friends and healthcare providers, and execute written advance directives in accordance with North Carolina state laws. At the first three sessions, healthcare decision forms and notaries will be available free of charge with no appointment needed.
The following free events are open to anyone 18 and up:
- Tuesday, April 17 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., located at Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center (207 Old Lexington Road, Thomasville)
- Wednesday, April 18 from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., located at Davidson County Senior Services (555-B West Center Street Ext, Lexington)
- Thursday, April 19 from 4 p.m.- 6 p.m., located at Hospice of Davidson County (200 Hospice Way, Lexington)
Attorney Ryan McNeill, with Brinkley, Walser, Stoner to speak on the importance of estate planning at 4:30 p.m.
Financial Advisor with Edward Jones, David Snapp will be speaking on estate planning from the financial perspective at 5:30 p.m.
For more information on the Healthcare Decisions Day events contact Hospice of Davidson County at (336) 475-5444 or visit HospiceOfDavidson.org.
On behalf of Hospice of Davidson County
About Hospice of Davidson County:
For more than 30 years, Hospice of Davidson County has been a recognized leader in the advancement of quality end-of-life care across the Piedmont Triad region. Each day, the ACHC accredited agency provides comfort for more than 130 patients and their families, in a variety of locations, including private homes, in long-term care and skilled-nursing facilities and at the Henry Etta & Bruce Hinkle Hospice House, the only inpatient hospice facility in Davidson County. Hospice of Davidson County is a United Way of Davidson County partner agency. For more information, please visit hospiceofdavidson.org or Facebook.
About Davidson County Senior Services:
Senior Services, a division of Davidson County Government, was established in 1975. The organization’s mission is to offer an array of programs and services to older adults regarding their well-being, independence, involvement in their community and the ability for them to remain in their own home. For more information, please visit www.co.davidson.nc.us/seniorservices/
About Novant Health:
Novant Health is an integrated network of physician clinics, outpatient facilities and hospitals that delivers a seamless and convenient healthcare experience to communities in Virginia, North and South Carolina, and Georgia. Named in 2016 by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the nation’s 150 best places to work in healthcare, Novant Health network consists of more than 1,500 physicians and over 26,000 employees that provide care at over 470 locations, including 14 medical centers and hundreds of outpatient facilities and physician clinics. In 2016, the health system provided more than $725.5 million in community benefit, including charity care and services.