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Help! What Do I Do Now?

Navigating Health Challenges for Bainbridge Island/North Kitsap residents A FREE educational series of expert presentations with time for Q&A and discussion Learn how to prepare, who to call, and what to do when medical events occur, up to and including end of life.

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Help! What Do I Do Now?
Help! What Do I Do Now?

Time & Location

Mar 06, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Zoom

About the event

Wednesdays 7-9pm / March 6, 13, 20, 27

Registration is free; donations are welcome

Cash donations on-site will be welcome

In-person seats SOLD OUT / Please join us on Zoom

Program includes:

Week 1: Before It’s a Crisis Situation

Creating Community, Wills/trusts, Advance Care Planning, Information Management, Planning funerals/memorial services, Body disposition choices

Presenters:

Reed Price, Director, BI Senior Center

Tony Hinson, Estate Attorney, Sherrard Law

Johanna Munson, Peace of Mind Guide, End of Life Resources

Tim Dinan, Director, Cook Family Funeral Home

Week 2: Now it’s an Emergency!

Calling 911, Urgent care vs. ER, Seattle vs. Local, Transport Options, Hospital Tips,

Spiritual Support

Presenters:

Bainbridge Island Fire Department

Julie Davis, Social Worker, St. Michael’s Hospital

Kathryn Lafond, Spiritual Guide

Week 3: In it for the Long-haul

Residential options, Therapeutic Services, Medical Equipment, Palliative and Hospice Care, Downsizing, Support for Individuals and Caregivers

Presenters:

Ariana Alexander-Davock, Elder Care Consultant, Alder Aging Support

Cheryl Tiefke, Outreach Coordinator, Multicare Hospice

Melissa Blanchard, Professional Organizer, Minimize-Simplify

Katie Auger & Jackie Fabbri, Island Volunteer Caregivers

Week 4: End of Life- Now What?

Death doulas, Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking (VSED) and Medical Aid in Dying (MAiD), Closing the Estate, Grief Support

Presenters:

Danielle Gordon, End of Life Doula, EdgeWalking

Johanna Munson, Peace of Mind Guide, End of Life Resources

Dorothy Foster, Estate Attorney, Foster Law Group

Robin Gaphni, Bloedel Reserve and IVC

We hope you’ll join us to make this series a great service to our communities!

Sponsored by the EdgeWalking Collective in partnership with many local organizations.

Tickets

  • Help! What Do I Do Now?

    This ticket includes FREE entrance to all 4 Wednesdays (March 6, 13, 20, 27) for this exciting and informative series of talks where you'll learn how to prepare, who to call, and what to do when medical events occur, up to and including end of life. You are welcome to come to this event for FREE, or you can pay what you want if you'd like to support our work. Suggested donations are $25, $50, or $100.

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