Road Maps for the Journeys End [S-23-31]
|Presenter:||Mary Jones, Linda Potter|
|Location:||SUNY: Maxcy 104|
|Classes:||1 Session 1.5 hours|
|Dates:||Tue 2:30 PM 03/28|
|Status:||Course Update: The time for course #31 has changed from 10 am to 2:30 pm. It is still meeting in Maxcy 104 on Tuesday, March 28.
The C.R.O.A.K. Book (Creating a Record and Organizing for Advanced planning is Key) being released in spring 2023 is part of the 40th anniversary celebration for Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley and represents decades of knowledge and experience gained from relationships with patients and their families. The C.R.O.AK. Workshop will highlight the essential advance planning steps that one can take now to make life easier down the road for loved ones. Areas covered include Advanced Health Care Planning, Social Media & Technology, Funeral & Burial Plans, Legacy—What You Leave Behind and a checklist of Essential Documents.
Mary Jones is a death and grief educator. She has worked for Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley for 29 years and has taught Death and Dying at SUNY Potsdam for 15 years. Mary created the "When Grief Comes to School" program and has supported every school district in the county when a student or staff member dies. Mary is a podcaster, Day of the Dead enthusiast and a grandmother of two.
Linda Potter has been a board member and direct care volunteer for Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley since 2017 and, mostly recently, a co-host with Mary Jones on the Hospice of SLV podcast, “The Travelers Guide To Life.” Since moving to the North Country in 1998, she has been actively involved in the community through her church, as a manager of the Canton Farmers’ Market, as a retreat coach and as a facilitator for North Country Death Cafes which encourage conversations about our (finite) lives.
Special Instructions: NOTE: NEW TIME