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Making the Best Choices for Medical Care (J-AMP)

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Whether you are planning ahead or facing difficult decisions right now, this program will give participants insight into making intelligent and informed choices about medical care. The session will address the choice of hospice and/or palliative care for serious illness, as well as, making the choices for medical care that match your values throughout your life.

This workshop is part of the JAdults Summer Sampler. Try out programs and events before they begin this fall.

What is J-AMP? J-AMP is a 12-session course that includes expert speakers, group discussion, and provides various levels of mastery aimed at improving the aging process.  The 12-session course covers subjects such as exercise, sleep, healthy eating and hydration, financial fitness, advance planning, healthy relationships, medication management, falls prevention, and community engagement.  J-AMP incorporates Jewish perspectives on aging and addresses living fully the rest of our lives.  The course is for adults of all ages and faiths. The next 12-session series will begin on September 11 at the JCC. Save $20 on the fall 12-week J-AMP class when you register on or before August 3rd.

Class instructor, Jenni Levy, MD, FAACH, is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Palliative Care. She is a Fellow of the American Academy on Communication in Healthcare and has 30 years of experience, including a decade as medical director of a non-profit hospice. She has special training in relationship-centered communication, motivational interviewing, and end-of-life communication.