“The Night Comes On:” End of Life-To Be Rescheduled Due to COVID-19:

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Description

The focus of the consumer driven culture in which we live is on the young and the healthy. Yet Americans are aging, baby-boomers are retiring, and people of all ages are touched by loved ones who are facing the end of their lives. These situations present unique challenges and opportunities to search for, perhaps find, or even make meaning of our lives. This interactive workshop will deepen participants’ knowledge of end of life issues and provide tools to help clients address these issues. Topics will include death anxiety, spirituality, family dynamics, the hospice philosophy, “personal death awareness,” advance directives, difficult conversations, and care of the care giver.

Contact Hours

6 Contact Hours

Presenter Biography

Andrew Sokoloff, LMSW, is the Coordinator of Grief and Bereavement Services at CHANS Home Health & Hospice in Brunswick. He is a graduate of the University of New England School of Social Work and is on the Board of the Maine Hospice Council and Center for End of Life Care. Andy also has a Masters’ in Fine Arts in Theater from Indiana University and later worked at Portland’s Mad Horse Theatre for many years before becoming a social worker. He found that the difference between theater and social work was a lot smaller than he initially thought.

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