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Charted Healthcare Planning

It’s never too early to have a plan.

If you were unable to make decisions about your health care or pass away, would anyone know your wishes? Would your health condition and other affairs be properly handled?

An Advance Care Directive is a personalized plan that outlines your wishes in the event of your death or a serious medical condition. These plans make it easy for family, friends, and health care professionals to make decisions about your care and understand your wishes when you are unable.

The Charted Healthcare Planning Coalition exists to ensure everyone in Muskegon County has a plan for their future health care. They continuously work with organizations, health care professionals, and the community to educate them on the importance of making a plan and how to have this difficult conversation with friends, family, and patients.

To learn more, get in touch here.

Get Help Completing Your Advance Care Directive.

Staff is available at Tanglewood Park the second Thursday of every month from 10am-12pm to assist community members in developing a Medical Power of Attorney and making their future health care wishes known. Call 231-733-8643 to schedule a FREE appointment! Download the flyer below for more information.

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Charted Shares “Being Mortal” With the Community.

2014-being-mortal-headshot-credit-tim-llewellyn-1The Charted Healthcare Planning Coalition sponsored several community screening events of Being Mortal, the award winning Frontline documentary featuring Dr. Atul Gawande. The documentary not only puts a human face on end-of-life issues, delving into the real hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness and the relationships they have with their doctors; but it also explores how health care professional are faced with the practice of caring for the dying.

Read the whole story here.

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community spotlight

Katie Jourdan

Meet Katie Jourdan

Promoting healthy behaviors among high school students in Oceana County.

Katie Jourdan is from Saranac, MI, a very small town east of Grand Rapids. After high school, Katie attended Central Michigan University (Fire Up Chips!) with only the knowledge that she wanted to help people in her future career. While trying to find her passion, she attended a general education class called Healthy Lifestyles and instantly fell in love with the field of health education.

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Drug Free Communities of Muskegon County

Held their Strategic planning session to help identify substance abuse issues that face our youth.

The Coalition for a Drug Free Muskegon County is nearing the completion …

Charted Releases New Advance Care Directives Resources to the Community.

Charted Healthcare Planning Coalition is introducing a new advance directive and is increasing its effort to see more completed advance directives in our region. The new advance …

Health Project Announces Community Benefit Board Initiative Grantees

Funds support initiatives that address health needs identified in recent Community Health Needs Assessment

The Health Project’s Advisory Board of Directors announced their grantee recipients of the …

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Kelli DeLong

Meet Kelli DeLong and Kharisma Kitchen

Improving Population Health in Muskegon County

When looking at examples of teamwork at the Health Project, most will tell you to check out the dynamic duo of Kelli DeLong and Kharisma Kitchen. Together, they facilitate and coordinate committees of the Community Health Innovation Region (CHIR).

 

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