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January 2018

Getting to Room Temperature is Back in Ottawa

January 8 - January 13

Starring Robert Bockstael Written and directed by Arthur Milner Design by Martin Conboy January 8-13, 2018 Monday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday matinees at 2:30 p.m. A hard-hitting, sentimental and funny play about dying — based on a mostly true story. “The weighty material flows through Robert Bockstael’s seemingly effortless delivery weaving a believable humor with poignant remembrances and effective arguments.” - Jennifer Cavanagh, Apartment 613 “Bockstael controlled the mood of the audience throughout the performance with aplomb, drawing…

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February 2018

It’s hard to watch people die for a living: supporting palliative care givers in long-term care

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Saint Paul University's Graduate Diploma in Supportive Care and Spirituality in Palliation presents a public lecture by Dr. Mary Lou Kelley on supporting palliative care workers in long-term care settings. In this lecture Dr. Kelley will discuss findings from a research project that promoted the use of a palliative approach to support residents and staff within long-term care homes. When: February 1, 2018, 7:00–8:30 p.m. Location: Saint Paul University, Room L120 Speaker: Mary Lou Kelley, MSW, PhD, is a Professor Emeritus in…

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Dying, Death and Loss: A Compassionate Community Based Approach

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Glebe Community Centre, 175 Third Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario K1S 2K2 Canada

Join us on Monday, February 12th for a panel discussion followed by a question and answer session. How to improve the quality of life for the frail elderly and those who face life threatening illnesses by raising awareness and starting to plan. What services are available in the community? What longer term planning and preparations are best? What are the gaps and current challenges to living, dying and grieving well? This event is co-organized by the Glebe Community Centre, Compassionate…

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