Upcoming Events

10/23/2019 - 7:00pm
St. Luke's Community Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Pkwy, Bellingham, WA 98225. Luke's Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham, WA 98225. Room A

Sallie Tisdale has been a nurse for many years, including a decade in palliative care. Her most recent book, Advice for Future Corpses and Those Who Love Them, is a frank and open discussion about the medicalization of the dying experience and the choices we can make to make a ‘good death’ more likely. 

As a recent New York Times review said: “Tisdale does not write to allay anxieties but to acknowledge them, and she brings death so close, in such detail and with such directness, that...

11/07/2019 - 8:00pm
St Luke's Community Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham

FREE TO ALL COMMUNITY MEMBERS

BELLINGHAM: PeaceHealth St. Joseph Hospital

First Tuesday of each month, 4 – 6 PM & First Thursday of each month, 6 - 8 PM

SEDRO WOOLEY: United General Hospital Main cafeteria

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12/04/2019 - 10:00am
Varied: See below

Rebecca Rech Cutler, a former Hospice nurse and/or Bill Lombard, a local nephrologist, will discuss the meaning of advanced medical interventions in frank terms, focusing on patient outcomes when these interventions are employed. This presentation addresses in layperson's terms the realities of what these "interventions" mean to average people and their families so that you can make informed decisions about your care. This interactive session will allow for questions and dialogue, and some equipment used in the ICU will be available for viewing.

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12/05/2019 - 8:00pm
St Luke's Community Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham

FREE TO ALL COMMUNITY MEMBERS

BELLINGHAM: PeaceHealth St. Joseph Hospital

First Tuesday of each month, 4 – 6 PM & First Thursday of each month, 6 - 8 PM

SEDRO WOOLEY: United General Hospital Main cafeteria

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12/19/2019 - 6:00pm
St. Luke's Health Education Center 3333 Squalicum Pkwy Bellingham, WA

Advance Care Planning is a process that takes time and active reflection. With a diagnosis of dementia, it gets more difficult to reflect on goals for end-of-life care. ACP+D presentations are designed to educate people who have either received a diagnosis of dementia or are caring for someone who has. We’ll cover

  • the importance of starting ACP early
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03/19/2020 - 6:00pm
St. Luke's Health Education Center 3333 Squalicum Pkwy Bellingham, WA

Advance Care Planning is a process that takes time and active reflection. With a diagnosis of dementia, it gets more difficult to reflect on goals for end-of-life care. ACP+D presentations are designed to educate people who have either received a diagnosis of dementia or are caring for someone who has. We’ll cover

  • the importance of starting ACP early
  • ...
06/18/2020 - 6:00pm
St. Luke's Health Education Center 3333 Squalicum Pkwy Bellingham, WA

Advance Care Planning is a process that takes time and active reflection. With a diagnosis of dementia, it gets more difficult to reflect on goals for end-of-life care. ACP+D presentations are designed to educate people who have either received a diagnosis of dementia or are caring for someone who has. We’ll cover

  • the importance of starting ACP early
  • ...