Upcoming Events

National Healthcare Decisions Day 2019 – April 16  1-5pm 

Past Events

April 16 – 22, 2017 – National Healthcare Decisions Day Event with Southern Maine Chapter of American Association of Critical Care Nurses & Changing the Face of Dying(NHDD Website)

April 16, 2016 – National Healthcare Decisions Day Event (NHDD Website) in coordination with Southern Maine Chapter of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.  Join us at the Portland Public Library from 10am – 5pm on Saturday the 16th, 2016 to learn about advanced healthcare decision making and options!    For more information click here!

May 2016 – Speaking at Southern Maine Agency Quarterly Workshop
Before the Last Breath Maximizing the Quality of Life

November 2015 – Doula Journey / New Zealand & Australia
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