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Join us! Live discussions on topics related to

coping with serious illness, disability and end of life and in-person events will be listed here for registration .

Online discussions are free and open to anyone who wants to join, so invite your friends, family members or pets!

 

Can’t make it to the live session? Once registered, you’ll receive a link to the recording. Click on any of the scheduled conversations below to find out more and RSVP or view recordings from past discussions.

Upcoming Events

  • Caregiver Series
    Fri, May 28
    Virtual Event
    May 28, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
    Virtual Event
    Caregiving encompasses everything, from the emotional to the practical to the medical, the list is endless.
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  • Active Dying and the Final Days of Life
    Jun 04, 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
    Jul 09, 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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  • Caregiver Series
    Fri, Jul 30
    Virtual Event
    Jul 30, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
    Virtual Event
    Caregiving encompasses everything, from the emotional to the practical to the medical, the list is endless.
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  • Anything Goes!
    Fri, Aug 06
    Vitual Event
    Aug 06, 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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  • Living with Alzheimer’s or Other Kinds of Dementia
    Sep 03, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
    Virtual Event
    Dementia taxes people, patients and caregivers alike, in ways unlike any other type of illness.
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  • Caregiver Series
    Fri, Sep 17
    Virtual Event
    Sep 17, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
    Virtual Event
    Caregiving encompasses everything, from the emotional to the practical to the medical, the list is endless.
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  • The Myth of “Disability”
    Fri, Oct 01
    Virtual Event
    Oct 01, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
    Virtual Event
    Disability is a minority group that any of us could join at any time. For something so normal, disability remains shrouded in shame.
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  • In-Person Retreat: BJ Miller, Claire Bidwell-Smith & Alua Arthur
    Oct 15, 7:00 PM EDT – Oct 17, 11:00 AM EDT
    Boone, 639 Whispering Hills Rd, Boone, NC 28607, USA
    Join grief and anxiety expert and author, Claire Bidwell Smith; death doula, attorney, adjunct professor, and ordained minister, Alua Arthur; and physician, author, Dr. BJ Miller, for a life-changing weekend exploring life, love, and loss.
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  • Collective Trauma and Grief
    Fri, Nov 05
    Virtual Event
    Nov 05, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Virtual Event
    Troubled times don’t stop when the trouble goes away.
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  • Caregiver Series
    Fri, Nov 19
    Virtual Event
    Nov 19, 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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  • Fearing Death
    Fri, Dec 03
    Virtual Event
    Dec 03, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PST
    Virtual Event
    Fear of death is as natural as our need for water.
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Past Discussion Recordings

Caregiving

 

Grief and Loss

Coping