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a presentation of ... Creative Healing, LLC

                                   Opening The Heart Of Western Medicine

Death Expo 2016 COLLECTION

Death Expo 2016 features 12 speakers over 4 days on various topics in the end-of-life arena. The theme for this year's event is "Changing the Perspective on Death."

From the links on this page you can access the 12 Speaker Pages (by clicking on each Speaker's name) and also go to the Event Page for each presentation. Replays will be available for 72 hours after each presentation.

Download the Resource Guide below! You can also get the mp3 files at the link below in a Dropbox Folder!

Download the Death Expo 2016 Resource Guide here.

Get the mp3 files for these presentations here.

Instructions: Click on the Play Arrow (>) for each Audio or Slide Presentation.

"Through the Camera Lens: Right, before I die"         

Andrew George, a photographer from Los Angeles, will present his series of photographs and stories gathered on the palliative care unit at Providence Holy Cross Hospital. He will share how he conceived of this project and the impact it has had on him and others who have viewed his work. The presentation will include slides and the opportunity to talk with Andrew and ask questions.

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"Improving Medical Training Through Palliative Care Education"    

In this presentation Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider will discuss the Ungerleider Palliative Care Education Fund, a program she created to further palliative care education for residents-in-training. Learn how medical care at the end of life is being transformed through Shoshana's visionary programs, including the film Extremis.

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"Navigate the Uncomfortable By Preparing Long Before the Need Arises"

Attorney Alison Anthoine has a passion for helping people prepare for the end of life long before they get there. In this presentation she will discuss the initiatives she is currently involved with including her End-of-Life Navigator Program, the online resource platform bevival.com. and the new Long Before the End Book Group.

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FRIDAY - November 11th

"Celebrants: Providing Modern and Meaningful Ceremonies for Life's Transitions"

Charlotte Eulette, who is the international director of the Celebrant Foundation and Institute,will share the important role that celebrants play in modern society, how celebrants are changing the perspective on death, and how and why to consider becoming a celebrant, either as a second career or to enhance your current work.

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"Urban Death Project: A Sustainable After-Death Alternative"

In this presentation, Katrina Spade will introduce us to the concept of "Re-composition", which is fundamental to her Urban Death Project. She will discuss the reasons why an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional burial and cremation is necessary. You will also learn about opportunities to support this project through a crowdfunding campaign.

Support Urban Death Project's Crowdfunding Campaign: https://recomposition.causevox.com/

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"Final Passages: Reawakening the Sacred at the End of Life"

Jerrigrace Lyons founded the first death midwifery and home funeral guidance program in the US and has trained many of the death doulas who are practicing today. She will discuss conscious dying and creating scared space at the end of life, especially when the medical needs of the patient can be distracting. You will learn how the home funeral movement is changing the perspective on death in our society. PLUS: There will be a drawing for a copy of the Mortalls game at the end of the presentation!

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SATURDAY - November 12th

"The Heart of Grieving"

Michelle Peticolas, grief coach and filmmaker, will discuss her film series The Secrets of Life and Death, and particularly the documentary The Heart of Grieving. You will learn how she uses film to help people open to a deeper exploration of life and death.

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"Holistic Nursing, Integrative Nurse Coaching Care at the End of Life"

Holistic nursing pioneer Barbara Dossey will discuss compassionate care of the dying and how Florence Nightingale is a role model for today's nurses. You will also learn about an integrative approach to care that embraces body, mind and spirit.

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"The Chrysalis™ Room: Transforming Death in the Nursing Home"

Loretta Downs, the founder of the Chrysalis Room project will talk about how she conceived of the idea and convinced a nursing home to create the first Chrysalis Room. You will learn of the benefits of this approach to the end-of-life in long term care facilities and how to advocate for a Chrysalis Room in your own community.

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"Transforming the After-Death Experience for Loved Ones"

Amy Cunningham, who has been named one of the most innovative funeral professionals in the country, will share her perspective on the modern funeral movement, including home funerals and green burial. She will discuss her passion for instilling meaning in each phase of after-death care, including the transfer of the body.

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"Coaching Yourself Through Grief"

Don Eisenhauer who is a hospice chaplain, pastor and grief coach will share his strategies for coping with grief and managing the emotions that arise during times of difficulty. He will also discuss the benefits of using the coaching model when ministering to the dying.

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"Mortalls: The Death-Positive Conversation Game"

Jim and Jess Erskine are the father-daughter team responsible for creating Mortalls, a game to encourage deep conversations about death and dying. They will talk about their inspiration for this game and how it is helping to change the perspective on death in our society. You will learn how the game works and how to purchase it for your own use.

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