ASA Chicagoland Roundtable - Choices and Comfort in the End Stages of Life

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Address 1
1725 W Harrison St, Elevator II
Address 2
5th Floor, Room 542, Brainard
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Chicago
State
ILLINOIS
Zip
60612
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ASA Chicagoland Roundtable - Choices and Comfort in the End Stages of Life

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ASA Chicagoland Roundtable - Choices and Comfort in the End Stages of Life

Thursday, June 8, 2017
8:30 am – 10:30 am

Location: 
Rush University Medical Center
1725 W Harrison St, Elevator II
5th Floor, Room 542, Brainard
Chicago, IL 60612

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Despite increasing conversations surrounding the end stages of life, individual choice in end-of-life decisions is often overlooked. Without knowledge of options, older adults with life-threatening conditions may succumb to unnecessarily prolonged pain and suffering from end-of-life care. The choices of Palliative Care, Hospice Services and Medical Aid in Dying can empower older adults to choose quality of life over quantity of care.

In the context of these end-of-life choices, the controversial issues, family conversations, cultural differences, and cognitive/psychological impairment difficulties will be discussed.

Join ASA to hear from a panel of professionals as they discuss the impact these services have on those battling life-threatening conditions.

 

Presenters

Nancy Flowers
Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care 

Ed Gogol
Final Options Illinois

 

Registration is free and required, to attend. Only complete the application form if you have no record. Otherwise, please log in. For assistance with registration, contact Jutka at jmandoki@asaging.org

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2017 Roundtable Schedule:

August 11
October 27
December 1

All ASA members are welcome at this free event.

Local contact: Mary Lou Tomecek Baker, 312-942-2053