This is an especially exciting year for the Delaware End-of-Life Coalition as we celebrate our 10th Anniversary. We honor our progress with these special events!
Memories Breath Life into Hospice-Bound Veterans
Sep. 28, 2010 Wesley College
Slaybaugh Hall, Dover, DE 4:30 - 6:00 PM
Maria Ash, MSN, CRNP, Coordinator of Palliative Care and Geriatric Evaluation and Management Programs for the VA Medical Center in Wilmington, will talk about how to address special needs of veterans at end-of-life.The program will conclude with a very moving PowerPoint presentation developed by a local Vietnam Veteran titled In Memoriam
MORE: What would you do if you had only a few days to live? Or a few weeks or months? What if a loved one were in this situation---how could you help that person decide how to spend the time that remained?"
Join us as our guest speaker, Dr. David Casarett, NHPCO's Consultant Medical Director and author of Last Acts: Discovering Possibility and Opportunity at the End of Life, discusses answers to these provocative questions and helps us all to make sense of our own last days.
1st 100 registrants will receive Dr. Casarett's Book: Last Acts FREE!
MORE: Listen to a panel of fellow survivors of suicide loss tell their stories. Hear their struggle to answer the question "why?."
YOUR SUPPORT NEEDED
Your active involvement in our activities is sincerely appreciated! Please consider participating in and sponsoring one or more events. Just speak with your corporate marketing representative and explain the DEOLC mission of educating professionals and the Delaware Community on end-of-life issues. Sponsorship forms can be downloaded here: Sponsorship Form.Sponsorship of two events provides the most PR for your organization and the lowest cost - an important factor in today's economy. NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOROne of our accomplishments this year is the addition of an Executive Director, Dr. Patti Tillotson. Patti has served on the DEOLC Board, serves as Chair of the Grief Awareness Consortium and on the Board of the Mental Health Association in Delaware. Her expertise will be a valuable asset to DEOLC's mission.
If you have any questions, contact Patti Tillotson at 302-383-3300. We look forward to seeing you this fall!
Madeline E Lambrecht, EdD, RN, FT