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Talking About Death Won’t Kill You

September 18 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Free

Author visit with Dr. Kathy Kortes-Miller. 

Dr. Kathy Kortes-Miller sees death and dying as an integral part of life that deserves and demands acknowledgement, respect, and even a bit of lightheartedness.
Join Kathy Kortes-Miller and The Honourable Sharon Carstairs representing the OutCare Foundation for a discussion that will include practical strategies and advice for:
-advance care planning for ourselves and our loved ones
-how to have conversations about end-of-life wishes with loved ones
-how to talk to children about death
-how to build a compassionate workplace
-how to support our colleagues
-how to talk to health-care practitioners
-how to manage challenging family dynamics as someone is dying
-what is involved in medical assistance in dying (MAID)

Organizers

Ottawa Public Library Program Development
Compassionate Ottawa