The Power Of Planning in Advance of Health Crises

February 07 2019

Making Critical Ethical, Medical and Legal Decisions in Advance of Health Crises

The time when an individual is terminally ill or incapacitated is not ideal to address the myriad issues that arise in these circumstances. The panelists will discuss the challenges presented by incapacity and terminal illness and how having advanced directives in place allows for control and independence to the maximum extent possible.

5:30 p.m. Registration & Networking Reception
6:15 p.m. Program

CaringKind
360 Lexington Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10017

Moderator Peter J. Strauss, Esq., Pierro Connor & Strauss, LLC
Member, JALBCA Board of Directors

Presenters
Sarah Egan, MD, Hospice of New York
Judith Schwarz, RN, PhD, Clinical Director, End of Life Choices New York
Eileen Zenker, LCSW, New Jewish Home

Special Guest
Vivienne Duncan, Director, City Bar Justice Center Cancer Advocacy Project

Co-Sponsors (list in formation):
CaringKind, New York Women’s Bar Association

Program Co-Chairs:
Hon. Bernice D. Siegal, Peter J. Strauss

Open to the public without charge but space is limited and registration is required.

One CLE credit (.5 credit Ethics, .5 credit Areas of Professional Practice) is available to attorneys, free of charge for JALBCA & NYWBA members, $20 for non-members.

To reserve a space, please register here https://bit.ly/2s4SWa1

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