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Talking About Death Won’t Kill You

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Author visit with Dr. Kathy Kortes-Miller.

Dr. Kathy Kortes-Miller sees death and dying as an integral part of life that deserves and demands acknowledgement, respect, and even a bit of lightheartedness.

Join Kathy Kortes-Miller and The Honourable Sharon Carstairs for a discussion that will include practical strategies and advice for:

  • advance care planning for ourselves and our loved ones;
  • how to have conversations about end-of-life wishes with loved ones;
  • how to talk to children about death;
  • how to build a compassionate workplace;
  • how to support our colleagues;
  • how to talk to health-care practitioners;
  • how to manage challenging family dynamics as someone is dying;
  • what is involved in medical assistance in dying (MAID)

This event is co-hosted by the Ottawa Public Library and Compassionate Ottawa.

Wednesday, September 18, 7 pm

Location: Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre, 355 Cooper Street

Free parking off Lisgar St.

Free event

Registration on Eventbrite

 

 

Details

Date:
September 18
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/talking-about-death-wont-kill-you-tickets-65258473852

Venue

Dominion-Chalmers Centre
355 Cooper Street
Ottawa, ON
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Organizers

Ottawa Public Library
Compassionate Ottawa