​Presentations

Thank you for attending the Annual Conference.  Please find the 2017 presentations below, organized by session and presenter.

Dying to Talk: Making Wishes Come True - Dawn Gross, M.D., Ph.D., FAAHPM

1A Developmental Disabilities and Hospice Care: A Unique Partnership - Tony Thomas, LISW-S, ACSW
1B Legal Planning for the Expected and Unexpected Events in Life - John Thomas, J.D. and Pat Schraff., J.D., LISW
1C Transitioning Through Grief - Mary Murphy, M.Ed., LPC

We Don’t Know Death: 7 Assumptions We Make About Dying - Lizzy Miles, MA, MSW, LSW (Additional Article Links)

Dying by Design: Reimagining the End of Life in Health Systems and Communities - Kenneth Rosenfeld, M.D.

2A Living with Alzheimer's - Stacey Heffernan, M. Ed. and Mary Ann Walker, ADC, DCP
2B Journey of the Soul: Observations Along the Way - Stephen C. Blonder Adams, M. Div.
2C Transitioning from Palliative Care to Hospice - Jennifer Martnick CNP, MSN, BSN, RN, ACHPN and Joan Hanson RN, BSN, CHPCA

3A Transitions in the Illness Trajectory of the ALS Patient - Petique Oeflein, RN, NP-C, ACHPN, Sarah Blowers MSN, ANP-BC, BSN, RN, ACHPN and Lisa M. Bruening, M.S., CCC-SLP
3B Let It Go! An Existential Journey Through the Seasons with "Bubbie" - Becky Kiely, M.A. ATR-BC and Sarah Paczak Chappell, MT-BC
3C The Death Café Movement: Engaging the Community with Conversations about Death - Lizzy Miles, MA, MSW, LSW