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Delaware End-of-Life Coalition - Upcoming Events

Posted Aug 27 2010 11:34am
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Dear Thaddeus,

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
Veterans benefit from memories

 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
REGISTER for "Memories"
10th Anniversary Excellence Award Dinner
Hospice and Palliative Care
Dr. David Casarett
Dr. David Casarett
  Nov. 3, 2010
 Christiana Hilton, Newark, DE
 Reception:5:30 pm
 Dinner: 6:30 pm

 Nominations Due Oct. 1st
  Download nomination form

 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!
Living With Loss, 2nd annual Grief Arts Festival
  John Flynn
  Nov. 7, 2010
  1:00 - 4:30 pm
  Newark Senior Center
  Newark, DE


 Join us for an afternoon of hopeful music with John Flynn in concert, art activities for expressing grief, a grief art display, visit with local grief authors and more!
12th Annual Survivor of Suicide Loss Day
(Two Delaware Locations)
Patti Tillotson, Survivor of Suicide Loss
Nov. 20, 2010
(1) Exceptional Care for Children
  Newark, DE
    Register for Newark location
(2) DE Hospice Center
Milford, DE
10:00 am
Register for Milford location

 Listen to a panel of fellow survivors of suicide loss tell their stories.  Hear their struggle to answer the question "why?."
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
DEOLC President


Delaware End-of-Life Coalition | P.O Box 5705 | Marshallton Branch | Wilmington | DE | 19808
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