April is National Healthcare Decisions Month


Becoming seriously ill is not something we like to talk about. But if it happens, it’s important that your loved ones know your wishes - and that those wishes are in writing.  

Five Wishes is a living will that directs your health care decisions as you see fit in the event you become unable to speak for yourself. Making these choices in advance can greatly reduce the burden for your loved ones if you are seriously ill or injured. 

With this respectful, easy-to-use form, you can share your decisions about medical care, surroundings, visitors, comfort and more.  

Watch this valuable workshop, presented by former VPAS Executive Director Jeri Schaff. She'll explain healthcare decisions and how to complete your copy of Five Wishes, which you can pick up at no cost at any VPAS office throughout our service area. Locations are listed here:

Central Office
325 Pine Avenue
PO Box 817
Waynesboro, VA  22980
800.868.VPAS (8727)

Bath County
Harmony Leonard
212 West Warm Springs Drive
Warm Springs, VA 24484
540.839.5604 or 540.468.2178

Buena Vista, Lexington, Rockbridge County
Laynee Knick
2137 Magnolia Ave.
Buena Vista, VA 24416

Harrisonburg, Rockingham County
Linda Nipe
975 South High Street
Harrisonburg, VA  22801

Highland County
Harmony Leonard
35 Spruce Street
PO Box 117
Monterey, VA

Staunton, Augusta County, Waynesboro
Pam Bennett
325 Pine Avenue
PO Box 817
Waynesboro, VA 22980