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Calgary – Dying to Know: Embracing Illness and Death Through Ritual (Zoom)

April 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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

April 21 – Embracing Illness and Death Through Ritual

Even before the COVID-19 related restrictions, it was hard to know what to do and how to make meaning through the journey of illness and death. Lisa Marie Walker, Life Cycle Celebrant and Ceremonialist, will speak to the important role that ceremony and ritual can have in supporting you through this stressful time. She will also share creative new ways of adapting rituals that can comfort you, while maintaining safety.

Your Zoom meeting ID will be sent to you following your registration. Sign up online today!

This program is open to anyone interested in a variety of topics related to death and dying.

May 19 – Reflections on Caregiving


April 21, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hospice Calgary
403 263 4525


Sage Centre
1245 70 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta Canada
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