Advanced Care Planning


Advance care planning is not just about old age. At any age, a medical crisis could leave you too ill to make your own healthcare decisions. Even if you are not sick now, planning for health care in the future is an important step toward making sure you get the medical care you would want, if you are unable to speak for yourself and doctors and family members are making the decisions for you.

Older person’s hand writing down health care directivesMany Americans face questions about medical treatment but may not be capable of making those decisions, for example, in an emergency or at the end of life. This article will explain the types of decisions that may need to be made in such cases and questions you can think about now so you’re prepared later. It can help you think about who you would want to make decisions for you if you can’t make them yourself. It will also discuss ways you can share your wishes with others. Knowing who you want to make decisions on your behalf and how you would decide might take some of the burden off family and friends.


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Advanced Care Team

The Advanced Care Team at ALFA Medical Clinic, PA. include 4 Medical Assistants who serve as our Health Coaches. They are Charyah Sims, Cynthia Irias, Jennifer Webster, and Elbania Estevez. Also as part of the Advanced Care Team is Keith, who is a PharmD.

Co-management Agreement with Behavioral Health Provider

ALFA Medical Clinic, PA, has a co-management agreement with the Center for Emotional Health (CEH) located in Charlotte, North Carolina for the purpose of providing mental health services to our patients. The website for CEH is: www.cehcharlotte.com.


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