End-of-Life Choice, Palliative Care and Counseling

Attend an Event

Compassion & Choices hosts and participates in various events all over the country. See when we’ll be in your area, and please join us!

San Francisco, California
Empowerment Luncheon With Dear Abby
Friday, April 4
11:00 a.m. reception / 12:00 p.m. luncheon
Grand Ballroom, Westin St. Francis
335 Powell Street
Keynote speaker is Dear Abby (Jeanne Phillips) in addition to a special celebrity guest speaker and Compassion & Choices President Barbara Coombs Lee. Tickets start at $150. For more information please call 866.825.8967 or e-mail nca@compassionandchoices.org.

Missoula, Montana
University of Montana School of Law Symposium: The Baxter Decision
Monday, April 14
6:00 p.m.
University of Montana School of Law
32 Campus Drive
Renowned civil rights attorney and counsel for Bob Baxter, Mark Connell, Esq., and Niki Zupanic, Esq. of the ACLU, discuss the Baxter decision as well as the political and legislative landscape Montanans can expect in 2015.

New York, New York
“Aid in Dying: Why Terminally Ill Patients Should Have This Right”
Tuesday, April 15
Columbia Law School, Room JG 102a
Compassion & Choices of New York Executive Director David Leven will give this lecture.

Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
National Healthcare Decisions Day
Wednesday, April 16
1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Brookline Public Library, Putterham Branch
959 W Roxbury Pkwy
Join Americans across the country in making future healthcare decisions known to family, friends and healthcare providers. Share your wishes and complete your advance directives because … your decisions matter. For more info contact: abishop@compassionandchoices.org

Billings, Montana
National Healthcare Decisions Day Advance Directive Workshop
Wednesday, April 16
7:00 p.m.
Billings UU Fellowship
2032 Central Ave
Provide peace of mind for yourself and loved ones by articulating the healthcare you would prefer if severely injured or terminally ill, and communicate these preferences before a medical crisis. Join Compassion & Choices Montana to learn about and complete your advance directive. Call Amy at 406.552.2916  to RSVP or learn more.

Missoula, Montana
National Healthcare Decisions Day Advance Directive and Estate Planning Workshop (Willapaluzza)
April 16
5:00 p.m.
Missoula Community Theatre
200 N. Adams St
Provide peace of mind for yourself and loved ones by articulating the healthcare you would prefer if severely injured or terminally ill and communicate these preferences before a medical crisis. Join Compassion & Choices Montana to learn about and complete your Advance Directive. Call Amy at 406.552.2916 to RSVP or learn more.

Bozeman, Montana
National Healthcare Decisions Day Advance Directive Workshop
April 16
5:30 p.m.
Gallatin Labor Temple
422 East Mendenhall St
Provide peace of mind for yourself and loved ones by articulating the healthcare you would prefer if severely injured or terminally ill and communicate these preferences before a medical crisis. Join Compassion & Choices Montana to learn about and complete your Advance Directive. Call Amy at 406.552.2916 to RSVP or learn more.

Great Falls, Montana — CANCELED
National Healthcare Decisions Day Advance Directive Workshop
April 16
2:30 p.m.

New York, New York
“How to Effectively Communicate with Your Doctors and Have Your Healthcare Wishes Respected: What You Need to Know”
Tuesday, April 22
12:00 p.m.
Central Harlem Senior Citizens Center
34 West 134th St.
Compassion & Choices of New York Executive Director David Leven will speak about things you need to know to get your healthcare wishes respected and ways in which you can communicate with your doctors to hopefully ensure this will happen. For more information contact David at david@compassionandchoicesofny.org, 914.907.6156.

Somerville, Massachusetts
ElderFair Health & Wellness Expo
Wednesday, April 23
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
The Holiday Inn, 30 Washington Street
Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services’ Annual Health and Wellness Expo “ElderFair” is an exciting and informative event for older people and their caregivers in Somerville, Cambridge and surrounding communities. It features various exhibitors, health and wellness information, free health screenings, and other resources. For more information, go to: http://www.eldercare.org/ElderFair.shtm

St. George, Utah
Role of the the Ethics Committee
Thursday, April 24
2:00 p.m.
St. George Public Library – Community Room A
88 West 100 South
St. George, UT 84770
Contact Warren Wright at 435.673.8759

Castro Valley, California
8th Annual Senior Health and Wellness Resource Fair
Thursday, May 1
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Kenneth C. Aitken Senior and Community Center
17800 Redwood Road

Clearwater Florida
Compassion & Choices Monthly Meeting
Thursday, May 1
1:30 p.m.
Clearwater Unitarian Universalist Church
2470 Nursery Rd
Contact Marcia at cncfl2014@gmail.com

Santa Rosa, California
2014 Senior Expo
Saturday, May 3
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Person Senior Wing
2060 West College Avenue

Atlanta, Georgia
American Afterlife: Encounters in the Customs of Mourning
Sunday, May 18
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta
1911 Cliff Valley Way NE
Kate Sweeney, a reporter & producer for WABE/FM 90, Atlanta’s NPR station, will talk about her brand-new book, American Afterlife: Encounters in the Customs of Mourning. The book follows ordinary people making memorial choices as well as the purveyors of those choices; it investigates how we memorialize our dead, where these practices came from, and what they say about our culture. Questions? Contact Perry Mitchell: 404.373.0842 or perwriter@comcast.net.

 

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