October 2018 SPIN Meeting: The Emergence of End-of-Life Doulas and the Power of a Vigil Plan
Date: October 22, 2018
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 pm
376 NE 219th Ave
Gresham, OR 97030
Topic: The Emergence of End-of-Life Doulas and the Power of a Vigil Plan– This presentation will explore the role of an end of life doula, what they do, who benefits from their services and the research supporting the role of death doulas in end of life care. Participants will be offered a guided visualization experience that explores the power of a vigil plan.
Speaker: Evening Star End of Life Doula Services LLC, A team of four certified End-of-Life Doulas formed Evening Star in 2017. They can help you navigate end of life choices and paperwork, and create a plan that reflects your values. They can also engage your loved ones in the planning while empowering you with a sense of greater control for your final days. Doing the work early creates space for a meaningful end of life experience. Lead presenter: Christine Borchert, certified by the International End of Life Doula Association
Host: Mt. Hood Adult Day Center: When the mind is stimulated in a nurturing environment wonderful things can happen. We like to call it Life Enriching Care. Mt. Hood Adult Day Center provides opportunities for socialization, emotional support, physical advancements, intellectual stimulation and spiritual growth. We work with you to ensure each participant has an individualized plan, enabling them to function at the height of their capabilities. We are confident you will want to come back again and again as you experience our dedication to a safe and enriching day center.