Living Fully—Dying Well
January 22 | 9:30 am–11:00 am
A six-week series on “Living Fully—Dying Well.” Facilitated by Susan Spratt, Betsy Walker and Ginna McFarling. No reservation necessary. You are welcome to attend one talk or the entire series.
January 22: The Physiology of Dying
Ginna McFarling is a retired nurse practitioner who has worked in women’s health for twenty-five years and in hospice for eight years. She and Betsy Walker, a registered nurse, will help us understand what happens to the body as it completes its life cycle.
January 29: Preparation for Disability and Death: Wills, Advanced Health Directives, and Financial Power of Attorney
Patricia Friedman is a Senior Attorney at The Bowden Spratt Law Firm, P.C. and will lead our discussion. For over twenty-five years, she has helped clients with their disability and estate planning needs.
February 5: Writing Ethical Wills and Understanding Our Choices in Living Arrangements as We Age
Jana Eplan who works for Atlanta Senior Advocates will talk about Ethical Wills and then guide us through the possibilities of living options available to us as we age.
February 12: Celebrating Lives and Obituaries
Journalist and author of ObitKit, Susan Soper will share creative ways to write an obituary and plan a service of remembrance.
February 19: Being Fully Present to Those Who are Dying
Ginna McFarling will return to lead us in an encouraging discussion about how to care well for those who are dying.
February 26: Joyful and Creative Ways to Remember, Honor, and Celebrate Our Loved Ones
Susan Spratt, Ginna McFarling and Betsy Walker will round out our six-week series with an energizing discus- sion about special ways to celebrate our loved ones.