Special Program – Caring Conversations with Older Adults: A Journey in Love

Facilitator, Madeleine Lane, SSND, MA, L.M.F.T, The Family CenterThe Family Center

Webster Hills UMC, 1333 W. Lockwood, Glendale, MO 63122

Thursday, October 1, 6-7:30 pm – Session One:  Starting the Conversation

Topics: important aspects to look for in senior living lifestyles; the reality of needs for help in quality daily living; and the well-being, hopes and goals of older adults. Who will be involved and how to include them in the conversation; being a compassionate presence; honoring the elderly person’s life gifts; support in making the move to another “home.”

Thursday, October 22, 6-7:30 pm – Session Two:  Deepening the Conversation

Topics: approaching end-of-life issues with sensitivity; comforting ways to remove the fear of death; Missouri Five Wishes; palliative and hospice care; how to include family members in the sacred journey.

For more information and to register, call (314) 395-0988.

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