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Chicago End-of-Life Care Coalition

Chicago End-of-Life Care Coalition Hosts Fall Benefit

More than 130 medical professionals, storytellers and patient advocates attended the Chicago End-of-Life Care Coalition’s fall benefit, an effort that raised funds supporting the CECC’s educational programming throughout the Chicago area. The evening, “Final Chapters: An Evening of Storytelling,” was presented by Chicago’s professional story-sharing group, 2nd Story. At Revolution Brewery in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood, […]

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Chicago-End-Of-Life Care Coalition Plans Fall Benefit

The Chicago End-of-Life Care Coalition is hosting “Final Chapters: An Evening of Storytelling,” with Chicago-based story-sharing group 2nd Story on November 3 as part of the organization’s fundraising efforts. Lucinda Gryzenia, a CECC board member organizing the benefit, said storytelling will be incorporated into the evening because dialogue about death and dying is part of […]

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POLST Form Presented At Northwestern Memorial

“The Illinois POLST form is a step in the right direction,” said Mary F. Mulcahy, a co-founder of Life Matters Media and practicing oncologist at Northwestern University, while lecturing physicians about the form Thursday at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. In March, the Illinois POLST form was released to the public, an effort headed by the POLST Paradigm and […]

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‘Consider the Conversation’: A Discussion At Fourth Presbyterian Church

The acclaimed “Consider the Conversation: A Documentary on a Taboo Subject” was screened at Fourth Presbyterian Church in Chicago on Wednesday, in collaboration with the Chicago End-of-Life Care Coalition. Directed by longtime friends Terry Kaldhusdal, a fourth grade teacher and filmmaker, and Michael Bernhagen, a hospice advocate, the film showcases  interviews with health care professionals, religious leaders and the terminally ill in order to […]

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