Compassionate Presence: Accompanying the Dying
August 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm| $65
Presenter – Jackie Yaeger, M.D.
Learn how to be a compassionate presence at the bedside of a dying loved one during this experiential retreat. Dr. Jackie Yaeger will share personal and professional stories from her work as a caregiver, a palliative care physician and a death doula. We will explore how mindfulness, compassion, equanimity, vulnerability and suffering can inform this work and help us become resilient caregivers. Come learn what to expect before, during and after death; how to provide comfort physically and spiritually; and how to create sacred space through ritual and ceremony.
Investment: $65, includes lunch.