Advice available for Advance care planning

JASPER — April 16 is designated as National Health Care Decisions Day.

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is welcoming the public with free information about advance care planning and advance directive forms. Staff trained in advance care planning will be available from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, outside the Tower Café on the lower level of the hospital located at 800 W. Ninth St.

Memorial Hospital is providing information and tools for the public to talk about their wishes with family, friends and healthcare providers, and execute written advance directives (healthcare representative and living will) in accordance with Indiana state laws. These resources are also available at


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