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Free 'Being Mortal' screening Nov. 27

 

November 22, 2018



Whitman Hospital & Medical Center and Friends of Hospice will present “Being Mortal” Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 6 p.m. at the Palouse Library. After the showing, audience members can participate in a discussion with trained Advance Care Planning facilitators on what steps to take on identifying and communicating wishes about end-of-life goals and preferences.

“Being Mortal” delves into the hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness. The film investigates the practice of caring for the dying and explores the relationships between patients and their doctors. It follows surgeon Dr. Atul Gawande, as he shares stories from the people and families he encounters. When Dr. Gawande’s own father gets cancer, his search for answers becomes a personal quest.

For more information about the free showing, contact Beverly Pearce at 509-878-1513 or Annie Pillers at 509-332-4414 or via email at [email protected]

 
 

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