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Die Well Death Education, Session Three: Film, This Is How We Die, Part Two: The Labor of Dying

Tuesday, December 5 -- 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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This is How People Die addresses the normal dying process, from months before death through the actual moment of death. This film provides the knowledge and tools for working with the end of life, presented with non-medical terminology. It is a practical guide for working with anyone facing end of life issues.

Part Two will cover: the labor of dying, 1-3 weeks before death, days to hours before death, hours to minutes before death, senses present prior to and at death, what to say, and near-death experiences, etc. (56 minutes) Open discussion to follow as time allows.

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 of yourself 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.


Tuesday, December 5
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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