The Golden LivingCenter in Independence has joined the effort and discussion for National Healthcare Decisions Day, which is on April 16.

The public is welcomed from 2 to 5 p.m. April 16 at the LivingCenter, 17451 E. Medical Center Pkwy. to receive free information about advance care planning and advance directives. Refreshments will be provided.

National Healthcare Decisions Day highlights the importance of advance health care decision-making and is an opportunity for health care providers to highlight how important it is for patients to make decisions about health care preferences in advance.

The LivingCenter is providing information and tools to help Independence residents start conversations with loved ones about their end of life health care goals and wishes.

For more information, visit . For the April 16 event, call the LivingCenter at 816-373-7795.

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