Bellingham community members are invited to attend a two-hour interactive Five Wishes workshop to explore ways to direct their own treatment should they become too ill to speak for themselves. A completed Five Wishes booklet is recognized as a legal Advance Directive (“Living Will”) in most states, including Washington, event organizers say.
The Five Wishes workshop is a free resource to individuals, couples, families and friends. “It’s an opportunity to be proactive in planning one’s own healthcare,” and no registration is necessary.
The next session is 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. March 14. Workshops are held at the St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center at 3333 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham.
This program is offered monthly by the Whatcom End-of-Life Council, and funded by a community education grant from the Whatcom Hospice Foundation.