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Speakers: SOM & Ellen DiPaola, Honoring Choices
April 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm UTC
As well as recognizing our Student of the Month we will be hearing about Honoring Choices Massachusetts, a consumer oriented non-profit organization focused on the rights of every adult to direct their health care choices and make a plan to receive the best possible care that honors their values & choices, all through their lives. Ms. DiPaola is an attorney, with a former practice concentrated in Guardianship and Conservatorship and health care planning. Ellen has worked extensively in helping adults and families create personal health care plans as a Respecting Choices Certified Instructor. She is an appointed member of the Department of Public Health Palliative Care & Quality of Life Interdisciplinary Advisory Council, chairs the Health Care Planning and MOLST Sub-Committee. Ellen is a certified Mediator, and is an experienced advocate for the rights of adults with cognitive challenges.