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Join us for live monthly discussions on topics related to

coping with serious illness, disability and end of life.

These are informal conversations that begin with a basic overview of the day’s topic before opening up to the group for Q&A and conversation. They are free and open to anyone who wants to join, so invite your friends, family members or pets!

 

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Upcoming Events

The Mechanics of Caregiving
Fri, Nov 06
Virtual Event
Nov 06, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PST
Virtual Event
Caregiving encompasses everything, from the emotional to the practical to the medical, the list is endless.
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Coping with the Stress of Serious Illness
Fri, Dec 04
Virtual Event
Dec 04, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PST
Virtual Event
Life’s hard, especially when dealing with illness or loss, but there are tried and true ways to make things a little less hard.
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Patience and Patients
Fri, Jan 08
Virtual Event
Jan 08, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PST
Virtual Event
A change in your “health” can feel like changes to yourself, begging the question: who am I now?
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Medical Decision Making
Fri, Feb 05
Virtual Event
Feb 05, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PST
Virtual Event
Understanding the science of prognosis, treatment trade-offs, and healthcare’s momentum and assumptions.
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Communicating with Others
Fri, Mar 05
Virtual Event
Mar 05, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PST
Virtual Event
Navigating illness, from any angle, is so much about communication. But most of us don’t have much training.
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Issues of Intimacy, Sexuality & Sensuality
Fri, Apr 02
Virtual Event
Apr 02, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
Virtual Event
Deep physical connection is as primal as it gets. Yet, our sex lives are among the first things to go when we’re sick.
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Questions on Advance Care Planning
Fri, May 07
Virtual Event
May 07, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
Virtual Event
Advance care documents are tricky to complete if you don't understand the context or consequences.
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Active Dying and the Final Days of Life
Fri, Jun 04
Virtual Event
Jun 04, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
Virtual Event
Dying is a part of life and there are things to consider both directly before and directly after a death.
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Demystifying Hospice and Palliative Care
Fri, Jul 09
Virtual Event
Jul 09, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
Virtual Event
Hospice and palliative care are too often confused with each other; but are importantly different.
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Anything Goes!
Fri, Aug 06
Vitual Event
Aug 06, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
Vitual Event
There’s so much to be covered and not always a tidy title for what you hope to discuss, bring up any topic!
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  • BJ Miller

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