Mitchell Rabbino National Healthcare Decisions Day


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We are currently confirming the last few requests for programs. Thank you!

The Elder Law and Special Needs Section is pleased to sponsor the 2016 Mitchell Rabbino National Healthcare Decisions Day to inform the public about advanced directives.  The 2016 National Healthcare Decisions Day is Saturday, April 16.  We hope to educate as many New Yorkers as we can about the importance of advanced directives.

Through this public service project, volunteer lawyers will give free presentations (approximately 45 minutes - 1 hour) explaining legal procedures and documents to help New Yorkers make better, more informed healthcare and financial decisions.  Topics include: Why you need a will, the differences between living wills and health care proxies, purpose of a power of attorney.

Interested in hosting a program?  Click to view/download the informational memo and program request form.

Interested in volunteering to speak at a program? Click to view the attorney informational memo and volunteer form.

Please contact Kathy Plog if you have any questions or need more information.

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