Advanced Care Planning
“Being Mortal” Community Event
On November 3rd, approximately 115 community members and healthcare professionals gathered for a screening and discussion of “Being Mortal,” the New York Times best-seller by Atul Gawande. This event was a collaboration between Bon Secours Health System, Inc., Richmond AgeWave, Senior Connections: The Capital Area Agency on Aging, and the VCU Department of Gerontology. The discussion was moderated by Rachel Wattman, MSW, and was led by Dr. Leanne Yanni (Medical Director/Physician for Bon Secours Palliative Care), Drew Burrichter (Director of Mission for the Bon Secours Bereavement Center) and Nathan Kottkamp (Partner in Health Law with McGuire Woods LLP).
To view the “Being Mortal” documentary and learn more about the important topic of Advanced Care Planning, go to “Being Mortal” Documentary.