Dying At Home: Guidelines & Resources

This three hour workshop teaches participants about the actual dying process, how to prepare, and what to expect as life comes to an end. Upon completion of this workshop, participants should understand: (1) what “dying well” means including stories of value; (2) the importance of being truly present for the dying; (3) signs, symptoms and care giving strategies for a person in the end stage of life; and (4) existing resources and how to access.

Life Review, Grief & Loss, Ritual & Ceremony

This three hour workshop teaches people about bringing closure and peace of mind to the dying, their care-givers, family and friends. Upon completion of this workshop participants should understand: (1) the value, importance and techniques of life review; (2) the feelings of grief and loss and how to move through the process; (3) the value and importance of ritual & ceremony including creative approaches; and (4) resources of value to assist along the way.

Wellness in End-of-Life Care: Where we are and Where we want to be

A day-long symposium sponsored by the Community Network for Appropriate Technologies and the Staff Nurses Union. Windsor Country Club, Windsor. May, 1999. Tapes available are each approximately 1.5 hrs in length with the complete set including: Wellness At Life’s End (Susan Keller) Work vs. Job: Care of the Soul for the Caregiver (Scott Eberle, M.D.) The Healing Relationship: A Paradigm Shift (Andrew Wagner, M.D.) Contact Journey Project for ordering information. ... Read More

Wellness Through Life’s End

This three hour workshop provides guidance for people interested to improve quality of care and life for the frail and dying. Upon workshop completion, participants will understand: (1) the importance of caring for the whole person not just the disease; (2) the nature and benefits of palliative (comfort) care including hospice; (3) how to clarify and achieve end-of-life care consistent with patient values and wishes; and (4) resources of value and how to use/access.