Advance Care Planning Webinars

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Black History Month Discussion: The Future of End-of-Life Care

Aired: February 20, 2024

Watch this engaging and intimate examination of the challenges and opportunities facing end-of-life care in today’s society. Moderated by Dr. Sonja Richmond, internist and National Medical Director for Compassion & Choices, she is joined by our former Doctors For Dignity (D4D) interns Sydney Reed, Caylon Pettis and D’Monte Farley.

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Conversations that Count: Advance Care Planning

Aired: March 29, 2023

Death finds us all eventually. We can’t prevent that. But we can direct how we’d like our final days to unfold. Advance care planning is about making thoughtful choices now, putting them into a written advance directive and discussing those choices with others. In this webinar, you will learn about end-of-life options available to you, identify what matters most to you, and how you can get the care you want at the end of life, even if you are unable to speak for yourself.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About VSED But Were Afraid to Ask

Aired: November 11, 2021

Dr. Timothy E. Quill, co-editor of the new book, Voluntary Stopping Eating and Drinking: A Compassionate, Widely Available Option for Hastening Death, will discuss the clinical, ethical, legal and institutional issues that arise in the context of choosing to stop eating and drinking at the end of life or for those suffering from dementia.

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Making Your Wishes Known: Living Your Values by Planning Ahead with Ottamissiah “Missy” Moore

Aired: September 22, 2021

In this installment of our Staying Stronger Together national webinar series, we are joined by Compassion & Choices African American Leadership Council member Ottamissiah “Missy” Moore as she shares her story celebrating the importance and power of end-of-life planning.

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Palliative Care Emergencies and End-of-Life Care

Aired: April 1, 2021

This webinar will educate viewers on various palliative and end-of-life emergencies, teach the basic signs and symptoms associated with these emergencies and the treatment plans associated with them, as well as help clinicians recognize which patients are at risk of developing certain emergencies.

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Living and Dying on Your Terms: A Boomers Today Podcast

Aired: January 11, 2021

Kim Callinan had the privilege of being a guest on Boomers Today, Senior Care Authority’s weekly podcast that helps educate families on resources available to the aging boomer population. Frank Samson, founder and CEO of SCA, talked with Kim about end-of-life planning and care, including what types of questions to ask and what documents to put in place to ensure you live those last days on your own terms.

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Health Care Rationing and End of Life Decisions: Who and How? (Hosted by the Arena Stage)

Aired: July 20, 2020

Kim Callinan joins Washington, D.C.’s preeminent theater – Arena Stage – as they host the Arena Stage Virtual Civil Dialogue on health care rationing and end-of-life decisions. Amitai Etzioni, author and professor at The George Washington University, will moderate the conversation with five special guests offering diverse, sometimes opposing, viewpoints.

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