May 18 - Local Community Base Palliative Care Provider Updates and Discussion

National Healthcare Decisions Day Program

Friday, April 16, 2021

Honoring the Medical Wishes of Those We Love:
A Latino Community Perspective

View the recording of our event of our Spanish language webinar with members of the Latino community to discuss the following topics: 

  • Unique considerations on honoring the healthcare wishes of those we love and care for

  • Successful strategies for having these important conversations

  • Community resources that can help

  • Program will be in Spanish with English translation


  • Anna Maria Izquierdo-Porrera, MD, PhD, Executive Director, Care for Your Health (moderator)

  • Maria Alvarez, Caregiver and CaringMatters Volunteer

  • Lissa Berroa-Garcia, MD, Hospice and Palliative Care Physician, Montgomery Hospice

  • Rosa Guzman, Community Health Promotora, Montgomery County Latino Health Initiative

  • Rev. David Wells, Pastor, St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church

For more information, contact:
Jackie Ogg,, 301-537-5627
Cecilia Alava,, 301-273-9263 (Spanish)