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Film Screening & Panel Discussion: BEING MORTAL
July 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pmFree
Join BlackRock Center for the Arts, Hospice Caring, Inc., and Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) for a free screening and discussion of the PBS FRONTLINE film Being Mortal. Based on the best-selling book by Atul Gawande, MD, this documentary explores the hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness and their relationships with the physicians who treat them.
See the film and be part of a national conversation that brings medical professionals and community members together around the shared responsibility of discussing what matters most to patients and families facing difficult treatment decisions and how to have these conversations ahead of a medical crisis.
Panelists: Shelvan Arunan, PhD., BCPC., BCCC., Executive Director, Mission Integration & Spiritual Care at Adventist HealthCare;
Gerald Gimmel, Esq., Attorney, Gimmel, Weiman, Ersek, Blomberg & Lewis, P.A., Hospice Caring Board of Directors; Palliative Care Physician (invited)