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Winona Health Volunteers invite community members to a free healthcare directive informational program on Monday, July 15, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the Training and Development room at Winona Health, which is located on the first floor of the Parkview Office Building adjacent to the hospital, 855 Mankato Ave., Winona.

The program provides information about the benefits of having a healthcare directive. A properly completed healthcare directive is a legal document, but completing a directive does not require a lawyer.

The primary purpose of a healthcare directive is to allow individuals to stay in control of their care, even if they lose the ability to communicate. Winona Health Volunteers certified to facilitate this program will provide the authorized forms. Sessions cover healthcare directives for residents of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

A follow-up session will be held Monday, July 29, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the same location for those who have attended a healthcare directive informational session but have questions or would like assistance in completing their directive or to have a facilitator review their directive.

There is no cost to complete a healthcare directive and the program is open to all. No registration is required. Everyone age 18 and older is encouraged to complete a healthcare directive.

Certified healthcare directive volunteers are also available to give presentations to community groups. For more information, call Winona Health Volunteer Services at 507-457-4342.

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