Being Mortal: Film & Discussion
- When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 10 a.m. to noon
- Where: Camp Verde Community Library
- Cost: Not available
- Age limit: All ages
- Categories: Film
Accord Hospice of Sedona is hosting a free, community screening of the documentary “Being Mortal” on Wednesday, January 17, 2017 at 10 am at the Camp Verde Community Library, 130 Black Bridge Road in Camp Verde. After the screening, audience members can participate in a guided conversation on what the next steps are in identifying and communicating your wishes about end-of-life goals and preferences.The film, aired nationally on the PBS program “Frontline” in February of 2015 and follows surgeon, Dr. Atul Gawande, as he shares stories from the people and families he encounters who are facing terminal illness. When Dr. Gawande’s own father gets cancer, his search for answers about how best to care for the dying becomes a personal quest. For more information, call Susan Turner at 928-278-4134 or call Camp Verde Community Library at 928-554-8391. Light refreshments will be served.