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Dying to Talk

COTA Victoria

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Dying to Talk

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
INDIVIDUALS with COTA Membership
COTA individual members over 50 years old.
Ended A$20.00 A$0.00
People over 50 years old with low income or unwaged.
Ended A$40.00 A$0.00
Employed Staff of ORGANISATIONS with COTA Organisational Membership Ended A$80.00 A$0.00
Employed Staff of ORGANISATIONS that are not COTA Organisation Members
Consider becoming a member and save registration fee.
Ended A$150.00 A$0.00

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What is YOUR most pressing question about death and dying?

What are your wishes for end of life care?

COTA Victoria and Palliative Care Victoria invite you to Dying to Talk on Tuesday, 27 May. This special event is on talking about what matters most to us as we approach end of life and how do we start conversations on what our wishes are for end of life care.

This seminar is for older people, family members, carers and staff working directly with older people. Bring your most pressing question about death, dying and grieving.The ticket price includes morning tea and a copy of the book "Dying to Know".

Dying to Talk is being facilitated by Kerrie Noonan, Founder of the Groundwell Project, a not for profit organisation that uses innovative arts and health programs to create social and cultural change about death and dying.

Speakers include:

  • Dr Ranjana Srivastava, medical oncologist, physician, author and educator based at Monash Health;
  • Dr Barbara Hayes, a palliative care physician with experience in end of life decision making and care;
  • Dr Grant Davies, Acting Health Services Commissioner with a background in nursing oncology, radiation;
  • Michelle Blythe, Executive Consumer Insights Manager, Southern Metropolitan Cemetaries.

Dr Srivastava will sign copies of her books over morning tea and will donate the proceeds from her book sales to the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre.

Please book online or telephone: 1300 135 090.

To view or download a flyer for this event to share with your friends or networks, please visit: Dying to Talk.

Have questions about Dying to Talk? Contact COTA Victoria

When & Where

Bayview Eden Melbourne
6 Queens Road
Melbourne, Vic 3004

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

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