EDUCATION & RESOURCES

The Conversations Webinars

Join us for our upcoming virtual programs or click the links below to watch previous recordings. All programs are free and open to all. 

Thursday, January 19 | 7-8pm: Ethical Wills: Passing Your Values and Lessons to Family (Info + Register Here)

Thursday, March 23 | 7-8pm: Myths and Facts: Taking the Fear out of Hospice and Palliative Care

Thursday, May 18 | 7-8pm: Operation Lockdown: Navigating Social Media and Other Critical Documents After a Loss

Ethical Wills: Passing Your Values and Lessons to Family

An Ethical Will is a personal document that you can create to communicate your values, experiences, and life lessons to your family. Weinstein Hospice Chaplain Donna Fay Marcus, along with local clergy and an attorney, to explore the what, why, and how of preparing your next generation from the Jewish and Christian perspective.

 

The Georgia Directives: What Exactly Do They Mean?

Directives are legal documents that allow you to spell out your decisions about end-of-life care in advance. These important records help express wishes and can avoid confusion for family, friends and care professionals. Industry experts discuss how to navigate advance directives.

Advanced Directives Form

POLST Form

Widow Wisdom: Tips on Preparing for the Unexpected

Author Jennifer O’Brien and writer/entrepreneur Lori LoCicero share stories from widowhood to educate others on becoming better prepared when it comes to losing a loved one. From their personal experience, they have each created very different resources: a book an often humorous card game – that can help start important conversations, remind us how to live presently, and gently guide us through our grief and loss.

Hospice vs. Palliative and what is right for my loved one?

Tune in as Weinstein Hospice experts as we explore Hospice and Palliative care options and how to choose what is right for your family’s situation.

How to Have “The Conversation” About End-of-Life Care

Click the link to hear Atlanta’s own Jenny Buckley, an end-of-life care expert and author of the popular blog HOPEspot, for an insightful look at how to spark this conversation so it’s comfortable, not cringe-worthy.

 

Interfaith Views on Death, Dying, and Hospice

Religion is an important part of many people’s lives, particularly as we get closer to the end of life. What role does faith and spirituality play when planning and exploring end-of-life care for a loved one? This webinar discusses Jewish, Muslim, and Christian views on death, dying, and hospice. There is no better time than the present to think about how the traditions of different faiths might influence your preferences when you or your loved one begins making decisions on end-of-life care.

 

Helping Families Through This Journey

“As long as we live, they too will live; for they are now a part of us as long as we remember them…” — Sylvan Kamens & Rabbi Jack Riemer

At Weinstein Hospice, we serve people of all faiths. Our chaplain is trained to provide compassionate spiritual care in a way that is relevant and meaningful to each individual, regardless of religious observance or faith. In addition, our professional team has been educated in Jewish traditions and culture and is also appreciative of and sensitive to the diversity of expression within the Jewish community.

Weinstein Hospice also holds educational programs for the community to help throughout this journey. Check here periodically for resources that are free and open to all.

Meet Chaplain Donna Faye

Our Chaplain, Cantor Donna Faye Marcus, provides spiritual support for each patient and their family, and also serves as our Chaplain and Manager of Spiritual and Bereavement Services. Please learn more about Cantor Donna and our other supportive leaders. 

Additional Helpful Resources

At Weinstein Hospice, we understand there are many complexities to the grieving process. We offer a wide range of resources to help the spectrum and variety that you may face

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