Convening Community Conversations on Living and Dying

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

6:30 PM – 7 PM: Light Refreshments
7 PM – 8:30 PM: Presentation and Panel

National Healthcare Decisions Day is April 17, 2018. The day is dedicated to inspire, educate and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning (ACP). Making Choices Michigan, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is honored to host Cathy Wurzer for a special presentation, followed by a panel discussion with local ACP experts. As a long time broadcast journalist in Minnesota, Cathy partnered with Bruce Kramer, an educator and musician, as he traveled his ALS journey. The award winning series of on-air conversations with Bruce proved to be a life-changing experience for Cathy, professionally and personally. The conversations and book has been described as a “dignified, courageous, and unflinching look at how acceptance of loss and inevitable death can lead us all to a more meaningful and fulfilling life.

Who Should Attend:

This event is open to the public and free of charge. RSVP is required.
This event is suited for all adults, 18 years of age and older.

1.5 CE hours approved for nurses and social workers – $10/person.


Grand Valley State University: Pew Campus, Charles W. Loosemore Auditorium
401 Fulton Street West
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

More information about the event and National Healthcare Decisions Day!

WGVU Coverage

WYCE Coverage

USA Breaking News Coverage | Making Choices Michigan celebrates National Healthcare Decisions Day

The Rapidian | Catalyst Radio: Making Choices Michigan highlights importance of advance health care decision making