Michigan Radio reports on advance care planning work

On November 24th, Michigan Radio reported New program seeks to encourage more of us to talk with our doctors about end-of-life care which included an interview with Marianne Udow-Phillips, executive director of the Center for Health and Research Transformation, the WHI’s backbone organization.

“Part of what we’re trying to emphasize is this isn’t actually just about when you’re dying, it’s about when you get a serious illness,” said Udow-Phillips. “Your family needs to understand what your preferences are. How do you want to be cared for? That’s what advance care planning is about, it’s about thinking about it now when you’re healthy.”