BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3797@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20120707T000000Z DTEND:20120707T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Nikkei and Retirement: Smart Health Care Planning with Nadine N arita\, RN\nSaturday\, July 7\, 2012\n1:00 - 3:00 p.m.\n\nIf you had a med ical crisis such as a stroke or accident and could not speak for yourself\ , have you selected someone who can? Does he/she know exactly what you wou ld want or not want? This is critical planning that only 25% of people hav e completed. Our speaker\, Nadine Narita\, RN\, will discuss why it is imp ortant to think about future health needs\, have the conversations with yo ur loved ones\, and what is needed to have in place before a medical emerg ency occurs.\n\nMs. Narita\, a Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse \, is currently working as the San Francisco-Bay Area POLST (Physician Ord ers for Life Sustaining Treatment) Liaison for the Coalition for Compassio nate Care of California. Her specialty and passion is in end-of-life issue s\, and educating and promoting the need for advance care planning and qua lity of life. Her 30-plus years as a nurse includes experience in geriatri c care\, hospice management\, pediatrics\, labor and delivery\, and women& rsquo\;s health.\n\n<strong>This program is open to the public without cha rge.</strong>\n\nFor more information\, please see the Facebook event page at&nbsp\;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/320008374747065/">https ://www.facebook.com/events/320008374747065/</a>. SUMMARY:Smart Health Care Planning Workshop - Nikkei & Retirement URL:/en/events/2012/07/07/smart-health-care-planning-workshop-nikkei-ret/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR