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The Elizabeth Hospice Hosts Workshops on Healthcare Decision Making


Join Americans across the country in making future healthcare decisions known to family, friends, and healthcare providers, in honor of National Healthcare Decisions Day, on April 16. The Elizabeth Hospice invites the community to learn how to complete an advance directive for healthcare, during scheduled workshops in April and May 2015 as follows:

  • April 16 at 6pm: Center for Compassionate Care at 930 Canterbury Place, Escondido
  • April 21 at 10:45am: San Marcos Senior Center located at 111 Richmar Ave., San Marcos
  • April 22 at 1pm: Center for Compassionate Care at 930 Canterbury Place, Escondido
  • May 28 at 10:30am:  Carlsbad Senior Center at 799 Pine Ave., Carlsbad

Admission is free to any of the scheduled workshops and RSVPs are suggested by emailing or calling 800-797-2050.
The Elizabeth Hospice would like to remind community members that sharing your healthcare wishes to your loved ones and selecting a healthcare power of attorney are important things that you can do today to plan ahead. The National Healthcare Decisions Day initiative is a collaborative effort of national, state and community organizations committed to ensuring that all adults have the information and opportunity to communicate and document their healthcare decisions.
About The Elizabeth Hospice
The Elizabeth Hospice ( is the oldest and largest nonprofit hospice provider of medical, emotional and spiritual support to the seriously ill and their families in San Diego County. Since 1978, The Elizabeth Hospice has touched the lives of more than 90,000 patients and families in the communities we serve, regardless of their ability to pay. Through its Center for Compassionate Care and the Jenna Druck Center, comprehensive counseling and grief support services are available for all ages to the community-at-large, regardless of the type of illness or death experienced. To learn more, call (800) 797-2050 or visit the websites at,, and

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