Alliance for Living and Dying Well

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"Deep Change: Befriending the Unknown"


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Anyone who has watched a loved one suffer needlessly in the last days of life knows all too well the value of informed conversations about end-of-life wishes with the resulting decisions being incorporated into an advanced care directive.

The Alliance for Living and Dying Well -- a collaborative effort by a group of Santa Barbara County organizations – is helping people have these types of conversations, which are personal to each individual. The Alliance believes that, while painful, these types of conversations and planning for death and dying are also a time of deep meaning and growth, and they can improve one’s quality of life and ability to enjoy life.

We hope you find time to join us in one of our free Five Wishes workshops around the community and create your own advanced care directive.  Take a look at our Calendar page for an upcoming workshop or other opportunities to live and die well.

Get It Done Today! 

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - in conjunction with National Healthcare Decisions Day

9am - 1pm

Come join us for this FREE community-wide event to help you complete your Advance Health Care Directive. 

Santa Barbara Public Library (Main Branch) 

Stop by with your loved ones to complete your advance health care directive. We will have professional facilitators on site to help you every step of the way. The time to take control of your future is now!

Call to reserve your appointment at (805) 845-5314.

 Click here to read a Noozhawk article about the "Get It Done Today" Event.

"They Got it Done!"

Scenes from the November 13th "Get It Done Today" Event.











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2040 Alameda Padre Serra, Suite 110
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
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