Film: Barbara Karnes’s ‘This is How We Die – Part One: Natural Process of Dying from Disease & Old Age’
This is How People Die addresses the normal dying process, from months before death through the actual moment of death. This presentation provides knowledge and tools for working with the end of life. It includes non-medical terminology, and a practical guide for working with patients & families facing end of life issues. Part one focuses on the natural process of dying from disease and old age, and includes information every living person should be aware of. Open discussion to follow.
Barbara Karnes, RN, is an internationally respected speaker, educator, author, and thought leader on matters of end of life. She is a renowned authority on the dying process and a leading educator for families, healthcare professionals, and the community at large.
Barbara’s award-winning DVDs and books about death and dying are changing lives – in this country and around the world. In her work, Barbara compassionately explains stages of the dying process, living with a life-threatening illness, pain management, and how people grieve. She explains how important it is to take care ofyourself as a caregiver and offers guidelines for professionals. Barbara has dedicated the last 40 years of her life to the education, care, and support of dying people and their loved ones. The most useful and important things that she’s learned along the way have been distilled into her materials.
*Individually wrapped, homemade skull cakelets will be provided.