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Calgary – Dying to Know 2020: Cross Cultural Beliefs, Traditions and Funeral Customs

March 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

FREE

Dying to Know, is open to anyone interested in the variety of topics related to death and dying.

These interactive sessions provide information on preparing for end of life, offer strategies for staying resilient through challenging times, and help care partners become more confident in their roles. Participants will have the opportunity to share and network with others while learning about the many available resources.

The sessions are on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 6 – 8 pm and always feature expert speakers and professionals. They are free of charge with donations at the door welcomed.

All Dying to Know sessions are at Sage Centre (1245 70 Avenue SE) with free parking available in front of the building and across the street at Trail Appliances. Register for upcoming sessions at Hospice Calgary’s website.

Upcoming Sessions:

January 21 – Being with Uncertainty & Finding Wholeness in the Life We Have

February 18 – Family Dynamics During Serious Illness

March 17 – Cross Cultural Beliefs, Traditions and Funeral Customs

Would you like to learn more and understand the basic beliefs, customs, and traditions of other cultures that may be unfamiliar to you? Kathy S. Cloutier, Funeral Director, Manager Community Relations with McInnes & Holloway Funeral Homes, will share her extensive experience and first-hand knowledge about the human need that crosses all cultures – the need for understanding in the sorrow of death.

April 21 – Embracing Illness and Death Through Ritual

May 19 – Reflections on Caregiving

Details

Date:
March 17
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
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Website:
https://www.hospicecalgary.ca/

Organizer

Hospice Calgary
Phone:
403 263 4525
Email:
info@hospicecalgary.ca
Website:
www.hospicecalgary.ca

Venue

Sage Centre
1245 70 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta Canada
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