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End of Life Care: The Enlightened Ending

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  • Event Type:Health Lecture

During her lecture, Leslie will use both scientific data and anecdotes from her five years with hospice to help change the perspective of the end of life from a taboo, dreaded and dark subject to one of meaning and empowerment.

Kimberly Paul, author of “Bridging the Gap” and the “Death by Design” podcast says, “"Designing your death requires thought, preparation with legal documents and communication, but mostly living in the present moment and embracing life to the

The term, "Designing your Death" means taking charge of the decisions about the extent and type of medical care you will choose, and having the conversations that will enable your wishes to be followed.

Learn how to have discussions on this emotional topic before reaching a crisis. Hear Leslie speak about her own journey having witnessed more than 200 end of life situations.

Leslie Kelly has been a Registered Nurse in the Lompoc Valley for more than 30 years, working in ICU and Cardiac Rehabilitation. She was also a Hospice Case Manager for five years. She is currently President of the Lompoc Valley Medical Center Board of Directors.

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