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May 2017

Starting the Conversation: Identifying Values and Goals at the End of Life

May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wellness House, 131 N. County Line Road
Hinsdale, IL United States
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This introduction to end of life decision making is an interactive conversation intended to: 1) start a dialogue about why this topic is so imperative to discuss 2) address common barriers many face when attempting to address the issues 3) inform attendees about the multiple components of a comprehensive dialogue 4) identify values and goals essential to understanding and communicating care preferences This session’s focus is to enhance comfort and confidence in creating and communicating a “quality of care plan” that accepts our mortality, identifies goals of care…

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Abbott Park Senior Center ‘Starts The Conversation’

May 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Abbott Park Senior Center, 49 East 95th Street
Chicago, IL 60619 United States
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June 2017

Caring Options (Whitney Young Library)

June 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Whitney Young Public Library, 7901 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL United States
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Plan Well To End Well! Have You ‘Started The Conversation?’

June 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Montclare Senior Residences of Avalon Park, 1200 E 78th St.
Chicago, IL 60619 United States
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Final Matters (Whitney Young Library)

June 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Whitney Young Public Library, 7901 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL United States
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Plan Well To End Well! Securing Your Care Preferences

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Montclare Senior Residences of Avalon Park, 1200 E 78th St.
Chicago, IL 60619 United States
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‘Starting The Conversation’ In Glenview

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Glenview Senior Center, 2400 Chestnut Avenue
Glenview, IL 60026 United States
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LMM Joins American Brain Tumor Association’s Educational Webinar Series

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

“Securing Your Care Preferences”: Life Matters Media board member Celeste Gallati, M.B.A, M.I.L.R. and co-founder Randi Belisomo, M.S.J, D.Be

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Caring Options: Hospice, Palliative Care Comfort and Dignity

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wellness House, 131 N. County Line Road
Hinsdale, IL United States
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What are the differences between hospice and palliative care? Which symptom controls are available from an early phase of a serious illness and not only at the end of life? After learning to recognize the common barriers doctors face in proposing these options to their patients, attendees will be empowered to know how and when to raise the issue with their care team or to be able to initiate a conversation about these services with loved ones. This is the third…

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