Living Your Death - ONLINE

Living Your Death - ONLINE

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Alyssa Rocco + Martha S. Calihan, MD

Talking about death is ultimately talking about life—about who and what matters to us, and how we can live well even when we are dying, Death is the one certain thing in each of our lives and yet it holds the most mystery, the least certainty, and often the most discomfort and fear of anything we will encounter. Having the conversation together, with shared experience and concrete tools, is the ideal way to overcome fear and learn how to live well, even when confronted with death. Martha Calihan, M.D., a practicing physician for over 30 years, has helped many patients and families through the process of preparing to say good-bye to a loved one, but when it came time to do it for her husband, it felt very different. In her memoir, A Death Lived,  Dr. Calihan takes us on the journey of her husband's final illness and death, and how they, as a family, navigated this most difficult of challenges. Join Martha and Life Coach Alyssa Rocco for an in-depth interactive workshop to explore the process of death: how to think about it, plan for it, and talk about it.

Participants are encouraged to purchase Dr. Calihan's book  prior to the class. 

Time: 9-12p and 1-5p EST (1 hour break for lunch)

Cost: $20 + A Death Lived

Cosponsored by What Matters: Caring Conversations About End of LIfe, The Wechsler Center for Modern Aging, and The Center for Health +  Wellness 

Free for those being tested or treated for cancer. Please complete this form in order to receive your discount code.

This program is cosponsored by the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan and Dr. Alison Estabrook, a nationally recognized breast cancer surgeon currently Professor of Surgery at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She was founder and chief of the Comprehensive Breast Center, Mount Sinai West, in New York City, and co-founder of Breastlink New York, an affiliate of Radnet.


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