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Queen's Speaking of Health: Planning for Your Future Health Care

The Queen's Medical Center

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (HST)

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Oct 30, 2019 Free  

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Planning for Your Future Health
Queen's Speaking of Health lecture (FREE) - Wed., October 30, 2019

Sometimes serious illness can be seen from afar, such as dementia, and sometimes it strikes you like lightning such as cancer.  Having conversations with your loved ones about care in these situations can be stressful.  Starting the conversation before serious illness happens can be uncomfortable, but avoiding it can make things even harder down the road.

Learn more with Michael Tom, MD, geriatrician at The Queen’s Medical Center.

How to start the conversation about advanced care planning & directives

• Normal stages in advanced serious illness

• Resources for help in understanding, education, & caregiving

• Myths about palliative & hospice care


Space is limited. Reservations are required. Register online or call The Queen’s Referral Line at 691-7117.

Parking is available for a $5 flat rate with validation in the Physicians Office Building III, which is recommended since it is the closest to the Queen's Conference Center. Enter from Lauhala St. You can also park at the Physicians Office Building I and Miller parking garages for the same $5 flat rate with validation.

Can’t make the lecture? Watch the recording online about 2 weeks after the event on Queen’s YouTube channel: QMCHawaii. Click here to check out our past lectures on stress, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, bone health, weight loss and more. 


Planning For Your Future Health Care

Date:  Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Time:  6:00 - 7:00 pm
Place:  Queen’s - Punchbowl, The Queen's Conference Center
Cost:  Free
Map:  See below for most convenient parking option; please be advised that the walking route includes stairs.

Have questions about Queen's Speaking of Health: Planning for Your Future Health Care? Contact The Queen's Medical Center

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The Queen's Medical Center - Punchbowl
The Queen's Conference Center
1301 Punchbowl St.
Honolulu, HI 96813

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (HST)

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The Queen's Medical Center

The Queen’s Medical Center (Queen’s), a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation established in 1859 by Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV, is an acute care medical facility accredited by The Joint Commission. The facility is licensed for 575 acute beds and serves as the major tertiary and quaternary referral center for cancer, cardiovascular disease, neuroscience, orthopaedics, surgery, emergency medicine and behavioral health medicine.  It is the state’s designated trauma center verified as Level I by the American College of Surgeons.   It has the only organ transplantation program in Hawaii.  Queen’s is a major teaching hospital, serving as a clinical training site for the residency programs sponsored by the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii.  Queen’s is the only hospital in Hawaii to achieve Magnet® status – the highest institutional honor for hospital excellence – from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. 

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