Here at End With Care, our goal is to connect the public to the end-of-life resources they need. There are numerous end-of-life related events taking place throughout Massachusetts. For your convenience, we have put together the following list for this month.
Death Positivity and Trends in Death Care--Gloucester
Thursday, May 2nd and May 16th
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Life Seasons Ceremonies has organized a series of evenings to explore the death positive philosophy and trends in death care choices. The death positive movement encourages people to speak openly about death and dying. Death positivity aims to increase understanding of death through education, art and openness about the realities everyone faces at the end of our lives. For more information, please click here.
Restoring the Art of Medicine: The Power of Physician Wellness--Boston
Friday, May 3rd
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
More than 50 percent of US physicians report significant symptoms of burnout, and evidence indicates that this public health crisis is growing quickly. Join the Massachusetts Medical Society and our distinguished faculty as we address the issues and challenges around physician burnout and discuss ways by which we can restore physician wellness and joy of practice. This is both a live event and a webinar. For more information, please click here.
Dementia & Your Community--Mansfield
Wednesday, May 8th
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
This training is designed for municipal employees, business professionals, health care practitioners, religious and educational organizations, volunteers, and non-profit community partners – anyone who interacts with the public. Learn helpful strategies for working successfully with those who have memory impairment. To register, please click here.
Fourth Annual Summit of the Massachusetts Coalition for Serious Illness Care--Boston
Thursday, May 16th
9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Join us for the Coalition's summit, where we will share our most recent research focused on messaging aimed at encouraging advance care planning. To register, please click here.
Morning for Me: A Free Event for Caregivers--Lawrence
Saturday, May 18th
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Take a break and join us to learn about updates on Dementia research and a comprehensive piece of legislation to address the looming health care crisis that is Alzheimer's disease, The Massachusetts Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Act, signed into law by Governor Baker in August 2018, that will help tens of thousands of families grappling with Alzheimer's and Dementia. Breakfast will be provided. To register for this free event, please click here.
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