Conversations on Living and Dying Well: Bonner General Health Community Hospice is collaborating with regional palliative care partners to host a week-long conversation about “Living and Dying Well” in Sandpoint, ID.
The week-long series of events will include:
Monday, October 14th 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. ~ Death Cafe – People gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. Our objective is ‘to increase awareness of death with a view that helps people make the most of their (finite) lives’.
Tuesday, October 15th ~ Poetry Reading & Music – Open mic with music & conversation.
Wednesday, October 16th ~ “Living & Dying Well” Special Podcast on KRFY Radio 88.5 FM with Suzy Prez and Chris Bessler at 8:00 a.m. with Dr. Nicole Pelly and Lissa DeFreitas.
Thursday, October 17th ~ Season of Life Stroll – A facilitated nature hike on the Pend Oreille Bay Trail.
Friday, October 18th ~’Death Over Dinner’ A community meal with conversation.
Saturday, October 19th ~ Capstone Event at the Panida Theater – A series of movies scenes moderated by a panel of Palliative Care experts & community members including questions and conversation from the audience about ‘living & dying well’ in our town.
Living and Dying Well Book Club: “Becoming Earth”, by Eva Saulitis An informal ‘conversation and sharing circle’ – at the East Bonner County Library in the Community Room located at: 1407 Cedar Street in Sandpoint.
Living and Dying Well Book Club: “Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters In the End” by Dr. Atul Gawande – A movie and conversation at the East Bonner County Library in the Community Room located at: 1407 Cedar Street in Sandpoint.
Hospice of North Idaho Community Building: 2290 W. Prairie Ave, Coeur d’Alene, ID
No RSVP needed. This is a free event. Questions call 208-772-7994
Thursday, January 23: 3:30 pm-5:00 pm
Living and Dying Well Book Club: “The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully” by Frank Ostaseski. – A gathering to explore our own personal journey of discovery in the ‘read’ at the East Bonner County Library in the Community Room located at: 1407 Cedar Street in Sandpoint.