Upcoming Events: Seminars and Classes
COHO Public Forums
"Conversations About Dying ... and Living Well Until It Happens!"
Thursdays, 2pm-3:30 pm, repeated 7 pm-8:30 pm
Smullin Center, 2825 E. Barnett Road, Medford
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2/7 - Palliative Care of the Soul (Yours and Mine)
Michael Rabow, MD - Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco
2/21 - Patterns of Decline: Heart, Mind, Cancer, Lung: How Will I Die? When Shall I Plan?
John Forsyth, MD - Cardiology
Pat Gillette, MD - Gerontology/Dementia
Susan Kohler, MD - Oncology
Michael Christensen, ACNP - Palliative Care
2/28 - Where Might You Be Near the End of Your Life? What Are the Options?
Hospital, Nursing Home & Facilities, Foster Homes, or
Home with Hospice
Moderator: Katie Adkison, RN, Asante Hospice
Michael Christensen, ACNP Providence Palliative Care H ospital
Katie Ortlip, LCSW-MSW, Asante Hospice - Home with Hospice
Sheri Parker - Twin Creeks - Facilities & Foster Homes
3/7 - Taking Care of Business: Why Plan Now?
David Smith, JD, LLM - Legal Considerations
Dan Kosmatka, CPA - Financial Matters
Ellen Waldman, Geriatric Care Manager, MA, CMC - Housing & Caregiving Options
Tim Simonsen, Littwiller-Simonsen - Funeral Arrangements
3/21 - Scenes from the End-of-Life: With or Without “The Conversation”
OSF Actors: Catherine Coulson, Anthony Heald & Shirley Patton
Moderator: Adie Goldberg, LCSW - RRMC Palliative Care Social Worker
3/28 - Families Tell Their Stories: Saying Good-bye
Moderators: Diane Kosmatka, RN, Providence; Fred Grewe, M. Div., Chaplain, Providence
4/4 - Advance Care Planning
by appointment at 541-292-6466
Note Different Location: Rogue Valley Manor Skyline
Plaza, Rogue Room, 1 Skyline Drive, Medford
Moderator: Victoria Bones, LCSW, Rogue Regional Medical Center
Special thanks to Cambia Foundation’s Sojourns Award, Asante Skyrman Fund, and Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice
These free lectures are open to all. Your $10 donation is appreciated.