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.



April Events

Webinar: Understanding Advanced Illness Care
Thursday, April 8th
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. EST
At times, it seems as if what may have begun as a single medical diagnosis morphs into many, especially with the elderly patient. Hope Hospice clinical staff will provide information about the most prevalent co-existing medical conditions among the elderly and the importance of medication management. Guidance will also be provided in determining when it is appropriate for comfort care to be considered in place of curative care and aggressive treatments. For more information, please click here.

Facing Grief in the HealthCare Workplace
Saturday, April 10th
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST
HealthCare professionals have faced unprecedented challenges in 2020. These stresses keep us from connecting with others and living our lives. Long stressful hours, the inability to be with loved ones, struggling to provide the best care for patients, watching grieving families say goodbye remotely—all while being immersed in grief day in and day out personally and professionally. Facing Grief in the HealthCare Workplace is a 2.0 hour workshop where we can come together to acknowledge and talk about this unique grief in the healthcare environment. For more information, please click here.

Final Wishes: A Conversation about End-of-Life Care
Thursday, April 15th
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST
Join Carilion Clinic Hospice for a free, online conversation about the values, wishes and goals that emerge when facing a serious illness. Hear from Brian Unwin, M.D. about how to honor values and wishes—and how to translate them into a plan of care that you and your loved ones deem most essential to decision making. To register for this free event, please click here.

Death Over Drafts Happy Hour
Friday, April 16th
8:00 – 9:00 p.m. EST
Cheers! Join our interactive, informal community to spark compassion, curiosity, & connection. Brad Wolfe, Reimagine’s founder will share inspiration & reflection on National Healthcare Decision Day. For more information, please click here.

Coping with Special Days—Finding Comfort in Remembering
Tuesday, April 27th
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST Spring can be filled with “special” days, whether it’s Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, upcoming graduations or weddings. For those who are grieving, these days can be difficult, as they can be painful reminders of those we have loved and lost. Join Patti Anewalt to discuss some techniques to help you cope with these days and explore creative ways to commemorate your loved one. To register for this free event, please click here.





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