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Talking About Death Won't Kill You

Author Kathy Cortes-Miller and her book Talking About Death Won't Kill You

Dr. Kathy Kortes-Miller sees death and dying as an integral part of life that deserves and demands acknowledgement, respect, and even a bit of lightheartedness. Join Kathy Kortes-Miller and The Honorable Sharon Carstairs for a discussion that will include practical strategies, and planning advice

  • advance care plans for ourselves and our loved ones
  • how to have conversations about end-of-life wishes with loved ones
  • how to talk to children about death
  • how to build a compassionate workplace
  • practical strategies to support our colleagues
  • how to talk to health-care practitioners
  • how to manage challenging family dynamics as someone is dying
  • what is involved in medical assistance in dying (MAID)

This event is co-hosted by Ottawa Public Library and Compassionate Ottawa.

Kathy's book, Talking About Death Won't Kill You, will be for sale at the event.