Education

 
 

Hospice Muskoka offers regularly scheduled grief support for adults and children, as well as education events open to the public. At our regularly scheduled volunteer meetings, there are informative workshops on end-of-life, grief and bereavement, and care for the caregiver which interested individuals from the community are welcome to attend.

 

 

Save the Dates for our 2019 Speakers Series

 

Monday, May 13th, 2019

Choices at End of Life

Please join Hospice Muskoka in part of our Education Event Series: Choices at End of Life.

Presenter: Dr. Rebecca Verhaeghe

Discussion about the difference between Palliative Sedation and MAID (Medical Assistance in Dying)
Q & A to follow 

Location: Community Living South Muskoka Building, Hospice Muskoka, 15 Depot Drive, Bracebridge, Muskoka

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

 

 

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Medical Cannabis in Palliative Care

Please join Hospice Muskoka in part of our Education Event Series: Medical Cannabis in Palliative Care

Presenters: Justin Whitehall - Avail Cannabis Clinics Clinic Director & Jennifer Riddell - Nurse Practitioner

-Overview of the compounds found in the cannabis plant
-Participants will learn about what symptoms are targeted
-How  Cannabis is used in conjunction with other medications for symptom management
-Medical products and forms available
-Potential side effects

Location: Community Living South Muskoka Building, Hospice Muskoka, 15 Depot Drive, Bracebridge, Muskoka

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm