Our staff educators specialize in helping you have the difficult conversations concerning the important issues in life with the people who matter the most. Over the years, we have brought encouraging and thought-provoking presentations to many people, helping them facilitate these conversations. We can do the same for you and your group. It is our hope to encourage you to live a life where you leave nothing unfinished, unsaid, or undone.
We cater to the educational needs of your faith, caregiver, corporate, or civic group, so let us know what you’re interested in and we’ll customize it for you. All offerings are free and available virtually. The following topics are a selection of what we can offer while a full menu can be viewed here.
Transitions LifeCare 101
In this conversation, participants will gain a deeper understanding of the story of Transitions LifeCare and the services we offer to the families and loved ones in our community who are suffering from life-limiting illness. The presentation will help dispel many misconceptions surrounding end-of-life care by describing how our services work, who is eligible, where we serve, and the various care team members involved in care.
Learn practical tips on selecting a healthcare power of attorney and making your healthcare wishes known to your loved ones. We use a simple and comprehensive document called Five Wishes® that will guide you through the process one step at a time and address matters of deep importance concerning the people who matter the most in your life.
Palliative Care 101
Discover practical insights on what palliative care offers and how Transitions LifeCare can be a resource for those seeking to manage the pain and symptoms that accompany a serious life-limiting illness. This conversation will help lead you to a deeper understanding of what palliative care is, what you can expect, how it is paid for, and if it is right for you or someone you love.
Understanding Grief and Loss
This presentation defines the differences between loss, grief, and mourning as we explore how to effectively help those who are grieving while taking care of ourselves. We will also discuss additional bereavement resources and services that are available for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Though available all year, this is one conversation that especially serves well in the season leading up to the holidays.
Social Isolation & Loneliness
The impact of social isolation and loneliness can be devastating to the health of anyone but especially to those who are aging. In this presentation, we will discuss strategies to maintain social connections and discover resources that are available for the isolated and lonely. We will explore together how we can care for the ones we love and become a neighbor to someone in need.
In this documentary and discussion from PBS’s FRONTLINE, Dr. Atul Gawande offers examples of freer, more socially fulfilling models for assisting the infirm and dependent elderly. Full of eye-opening research and riveting storytelling, Being Mortal asserts that medicine can comfort and enhance our experience even to the end, providing not only a good life but also a good end.