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Learn about the legal concerns that will come as we age and how we can prepare as well as assist our loved ones, with Dr. Peggy Determeyer.

Aging brings the reminder that we need to consider the legacies of our earthly possessions. However, there are other legal considerations of aging. Join us to understand the key considerations, including ways to bequeath your earthly possessions, as well as understand other documents that may be needed as we age.

Come join us for this free presentation at the Hope and Healing Center & Institute. Register today for login information.

 

About the Speaker

Peggy Determeyer, MBA, MDiv, PhD, BCC, Director, Community Bioethics and Aging Center, McGee Fellow In Bioethics And Aging, Hope and Healing Center & Institute

Peggy Determeyer, MBA, MDiv, PhD, BCC, Director, Community Bioethics and Aging Center, McGee Fellow In Bioethics And Aging, Hope and Healing Center & Institute

A retired board-certified chaplain, Dr. Peggy Determeyer received her PhD in the Medical Humanities with a concentration in Health Care Ethics and Policy from the Institute for the Medical Humanities at the University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston.

Her dissertation examined ways that Community Bioethics Dialogues can be used to promote individualized personal decisions and advance care planning. Peggy believes that all of us are or will be users of health care, and need opportunities to talk about our issues and experiences. In the Dialogues, community members engage in discussions about a variety of health care topics, including treatment outcomes, mental illness and aging, and end-of-life decision making in facilitated groups using readings, guest speakers, and participant stories.As the McGee Fellow in Bioethics and Aging, Peggy develops and offers programs and training for health care professionals, pastors, and others to provide humane, compassionate care for those who are ill and/or aging as well as offer support for family members. As the director of HHCI’s Community Bioethics and Aging Center, Peggy is also developing an ethics consultation service for community members facing health care planning issues.

Peggy and her husband have two grown children and three spoiled cats. Together, they enjoy kayaking, sailing, and traveling, while downtime will find Peggy with a book, sometimes with one of the aforementioned cats in her lap!with mental illness and promote healthy attitudes and understanding around the topic of mental health.

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