Meeting held to cover the importance of advance directives
January 16, 2020
The Hospice of Wrangell organized a weekend of community education forums on Jan. 11 and 12, to help Wrangell residents learn how to "get their ducks in a row" before they pass away. Some of the forums included a discussion on funeral services available at the Ketchikan Mortuary, estate planning and writing a will, and a panel discussion on spiritual concerns regarding the afterlife made up of several Wrangell preachers.
One of the discussions was lead by Erin Matthes of the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium on the importance of advance directives.
"Why is it important to have a...