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Advance Care Planning-Being Mortal

“Being Mortal” underscores the importance of people planning ahead and talking with family members about what’s important in life to help inform future healthcare decisions. After the screening, a local expert panel will share with audience members in a guided conversation on how to take concrete steps to identify and communicate wishes about what’s important...

Cooking with Confluence

Preparing balanced meals to promote health Learn basic cooking skills, recipes, information, and ideas to help manage diabetes, weight, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and overall health.  Classes are taught by a Registered Dietitian. Please register before the clases start so we can have the correct amount of supplies. Mondays 4:00-6:00 pm $15/person/class or $50...

Dr. Utley Retirement

Congratulations to Dr. Utley On His Retirement Please join all of us at Confluence Health in wishing Dr. Dennis Utley the very best as he prepares to retire after 32 years of service in Obstetrics/Gynecology at Central Washington Hospital. You are welcome to stop by and celebrate his service and career at a celebration Wednesday,...

Dr. Holden Retirement

Thank you Dr. Holden for Your Service After 12 years of helping children get better and stay strong at Confluence Health, Peter Holden, MD is retiring. You are welcome to celebrate his career and service at a retirement party for Dr. Holden in the Mares Building on the WVH&C Campus January 4th from 5-7 p.m....

Advance Care Planning

It’s a jarring statistic. According to the Washington State Medical Association, 90% of people say talking to their loved ones about end-of-life care is important. However, only 27% of people have actually had the conversation. 82% of those same people say it’s important to put their wishes in writing…although only 23% have actually followed through....