On Sunday March 13th we reflected on our attitudes towards death and shared a video by Heather Shantz.
1) This is the video we shared on her story of being a palliative care nurse who recieved a terminal diagnosis herself, and eventually died in February 2022:
2) These two links, an article and a video speak to Heather's passion for Advance Care Planning:
Below are details about an upcoming event we're hosting that might be of interest to you or members of your community. The Palliative Institute is hosting a public forum on Saturday, March 19, 2022 on the theme of “Building Compassionate Communities: Raising Awareness of Palliative Care and Advance Care Planning in Alberta.” The event will be virtual and registration is free. More details are available on our event website and participants can register at the following link. The forum is going to feature an incredible line-up of speakers as well as some interactive workshops. Feel free to share widely with anyone that you think might be interested.