Dr. James Burleigh will discuss opioid use for symptom management in hospice, how this is affected by the prevalence of addiction in the general population, and the strategies necessary to prevent misuse while receiving hospice.
Chaplains Tom Adil, Susan Iliff, and David Troxler from the Spiritual Care
Department at Tower Health- Reading Hospital will discuss serving others in
times of crisis, including patients, health care workers and themselves. Meeting ID: 874 1896 1079
McGlinn Conference Center, 460 St Bernardine St, Reading, PA 19607, USA
(In person and online. See top of page for information.) Practitioner Susan Rehhausser introduces us to the ancient spiritual practice of Reiki--what it is, how it works, and how it can benefit us. She will also explain who can offer and receive Reiki.
Presentation by: Sister Jean Jacobchik, OSF
Sr. Jacobchik will discuss how to live in the present moment and will share the benefits of living in the present moment. As we move beyond the pandemic, let us integrate new skills for our own well-being. We owe it to ourselves!
Presented by: Kenneth J. Doka, Ph.D
Dr. Doka is extensively published in the clinical lecture and books on Grief and End-of-Life Care issues under the auspices of the Hospice Foundation of America, where he continues to serve as a Senior Consultant.
Presented by: Ms. Angela Snyder, RN, MSN, MHA, CHPN & Ms. Leann Thrapp, RN, BSN, MA, CHPCA. Angie and Leann have watched as the healthcare community and others were impacted by the pandemic and recognize the lingering effects that will continue to affect all people when the pandemic subsides.
Presented by: William R. Blumer ESQ
Bill is a Certified Elder Law Attorney. He will talk to us about how to evaluate your current power of attorney documents to see if they say what they should, but often do not.
THANK YOU to this month’s sponsor, The Heritage at Green Hills
At a Death Café, people, often strangers, gather to discuss topics surrounding death. The objective is “to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their finite lives. There is no agenda. It is a discussion group rather than a grief support or counseling session.”