Be a Resource for National Healthcare Decisions Day on April 16.
There are numerous ways to participate at no cost, and the goal is simple: "To inspire, educate & empower the public & providers about the importance of advance care planning." The easiset thing you can do is draw attention to your existing resources about advance care planning on or around April 16. By joining forces with a broad range of others throughout the country, we can make a real difference in improving the lives of patients and their families. Visit www.nhdd.org for more information and to confirm your participation.
Maintain the buzz in social media. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn have collectively enabled us to reach millions. Please "Like" NHDD and talk up your efforts to friends and family on Facebook; tweet about NHDD using #NHDD, and start or join a discussion on LinkedIn. Below are some simple messages (all of these are “tweet” sized):
- Most Americans haven’t documented healthcare wishes for times they cannot speak for themselves. Do it on 4/16 #NHDD www.nhdd.org
- April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day. Speak Up for yourself and loved ones. #NHDD resources: www.nhdd.org
- Who would speak for you if you couldn't make health decisions? Create an advance directive on #NHDD (4/16) Free info: www.nhdd.org
- Need help to start the conversation about health care? Check out the awesome #NHDD video at www.nhdd.org Watch it today or 4/16!
For More information contact: www.nationalhealthcaredecisionsday.org; http://www.nhdd.org/public-resources#where-can-i-get-an-advance-directive.