COHO Rogue Valley

Choosing Options, Honoring Options (COHO) is a coalition of individuals and organizations whose mission is to encourage advance care planning and meaningful conversations centered upon personal choices for end-of-life care.

We do this by offering the following services:

  1. COHO Public Forums
  2. Advance directive and POLST  facilitator classes with Respecting Choices
  3. Public speakers for your social, community, healthcare, work or faith group
  4. COHO Conversations: Personalized group discussions on the subjects of death, dying, advance directives, and end-of-life care
  5. Advance care planning materials, online resources and training

View a 7-minute video introduction to COHO:

*Video:forsythe chat


Watch Videos of 2014 Public Forum Presentations 

 

Have you had the conversation?

60% of people say that making sure their family is not burdened by tough decisions is "extremely important," yet only 44% have communicated their end-of-life wishes. (California HealthCare Foundation 2012)

70% of people say they prefer to die at home, yet 70% die in a hospital, nursing home, or long-term care facility. (Centers for Disease Control 2005)

80% of people say that if seriously ill, they would want to talk to their doctor about end-of-life care, but only 7% report having had such a conversation. (California HealthCare Foundation 2012)

82% of people say it's important to put their wishes in writing, but only 23% actually have. (California HealthCare Foundation 2012)

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541-292-6466

670 Superior Court, Ste. 208
Medford OR 97504