We encourage everyone to follow the CDC recommendation to stay home and practice social distancing. Luckily, there are some wonderful webinars taking place this month. Tune in at home for inspiration, encouragement, and education on a range of end-of-life topics.
Seriously Let's Talk! Death Talk Won't Kill You!
Wednesday, August 5th
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. EDT
Facilitated by Jo-Anne Haun, End of Life Alternatives, and Karen Hendrickson, Take the Journey, you will enjoy a safe space where we will experience new learning about ourselves and our loved ones, as we are prompted to consider the many aspects of death, dying, end of life planning and communication. For more information, please click here.
Franz Wright: Last Words, A Cinematic Meditation On Leaving
Thursday, August 6th
8:00 – 10:30 p.m. EDT
A documentary unlike any other, set to the words that Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Franz Wright secretly recorded for his wife Beth Oehlkers Wright during the years he battled against terminal cancer. An open conversation with Elizabeth Oehlkers Wright will follow. To register, please click here.
Dementia Friends Information Session
Tuesday, August 11th
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. EDT
Learn to recognize the 10 signs of dementia, understand 5 key messages about dementia, improve your communication skills and become a “dementia friend.” This interactive online class will challenge your assumptions and offer ways to improve your confidence in interacting with persons with memory loss whether in your job or with your family. To register for this free workshop, please click here.
Meet the Death Doulas
Monday, August 17th
4:00 – 5:30 p.m. EDT
We'll demystify the role that this essential member of an end-of-life care team plays by demonstrating some of the ways we support individuals and families. Bring your questions and curiosity! This is a free event via Zoom for anyone who is curious about Death Doulas and end-of-life care. For more information, please click here.
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