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◂  October 2022

The Secret Language of Healthcare: How to Ask for the Care You Deserve

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Free, pre-registration required


Wendy Pender
(425) 369-3285

Understand healthcare language and how to use it to improve your health with Robin Shapiro, Health Advocacy Pioneer and Board Chair of HealthAdvocateX.

Compelling, real stories reveal how your words, phrases, and actions can transform your care.

• Discover how to work more powerfully with your doctor.
• Learn the questions that can save your life in the hospital.
• Be prepared before you are facing a critical medical situation.
• Understand which independent experts can help when you need them most.

Sponsored by KCLS Foundation and in partnership with the Frye Art Museum, Aging Wisdom, Northwest Center for Creative Aging, Era Living and the UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center.

Please register. Safety guidelines and current protocols followed.

Events in the Pioneers in Aging Series:

  • October 10: Dr. Eric B. Larson, Enlightened Aging
  • October 17: Robin Shapiro, The Secret Language of Healthcare: How to Ask for the Care You Deserve
  • November 2: Robin Ryan, Retirement Reinvention: Make Your Next Act Your Best Act

Reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities is available by request. Email at least seven days before the event. Automated closed captioning is always available for online events.

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