Being Mortal Film Screening & Discussion

Stacy Keating

You’re invited to attend a free screening and panel discussion with local healthcare professionals on the PBS documentary, “Being Mortal.”  You will be a part of a national dialogue taking place in our community that asks, “Have you and your family had the tough conversations and planned ahead?” “Being Mortal” delves into the hopes of patients and families facing terminal … Read More

The Advanced Directive: A Way to Live Like We Are Dying and Die Like We Are Living

Brenda StoutAdvanced Planning, Death and Dying, End of Life

In 2008, I knew that my mother was declining in her long battle with endometrial cancer.  My mother had never had a conversation with my family members about advanced care planning.  End-of-life discussions unfortunately felt like taboo for my parents.   Having been an oncology nurse for some time, I knew that hospice care was on the horizon.  At the time, … Read More