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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.

upcoming events

Jun 8, 2017

Freedom From Smoking Classes Offered at Johnson Family Cancer Center

Freedom From Smoking, the leading adult smoking cessation program for over 30 years, shows you how to quit in a safe, supportive environment. You’ll be given the …

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The Health Project provides a number of direct services to eligible members of the community. These services include the following programs:

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Jamie Helsen Hecker

Community Engagement Coordinator for Muskegon County

Jamie is dedicated to her job with Public Health as the Community Engagement Coordinator, heading up the 1 in 21 Health Muskegon County Initiative.

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See the Results of Kick Butts Day 2017

Kick Butts Day, organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, is a national day created for youth to take control of their lives against Big Tobacco. The …

Community Benefit Board Initiative Grants - Letters of Intent Due March 15th 5:00PM

The Project Advisory Board is requesting proposals for the FY18 Community Benefit Board Initiative Grants. The Community Benefit Board Initiative Grants are awarded yearly to organizations for …

Sr. Simone Courtade Grant Application Now Available - Letters of Intent Due March 13th

Sister Simone Courtade Grant Program was created by the Sisters of Mercy to support, strengthen and sustain our organizational Mission in the community. The specific intent of …

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Catalina Burillo

Community Health Improvement Coordinator

Cat provides administrative support to the Muskegon Health Disparities, Oceana HealthBound, and Oceana-Enroll West Michigan Coalitions.

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