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UNMC, UNO Nov. 7 presentation to focus on end of life, loss

"Being Mindful: A thought provoking journey about loss and end of life," will be presented on Nov. 7, from 1 - 5 p.m.

lingering death can be difficult for family and friends as they work to make decisions for a loved one. The University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska at Omaha will host a presentation, “Being Mindful: A thought provoking journey about loss and end of life,” on Nov. 7, from 1 - 5 p.m.

The talk will be held in the UNMC Durham Research Center Auditorium located on the west end of the UNMC campus on the northwest corner of Emile St. and Durham Research Plaza. Visitor parking is available in the Patient/Visitor parking structure on the northeast corner of Emile St. and Durham Research Plaza.

Marlene Schneider, a counselor in UNMC’s Faculty and Employee Assistance Program, will highlight the value of facing grief and loss with courage and strength. Julie Masters, Ph.D., chair of the UNO Department of Gerontology, will focus on coming to terms with our own mortality. 

Cost to attend is $15. Continuing education nursing credits are available for $35. To register, call 402-559-6345 or go online to OlsonCenter.com

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UNMC Public Relations
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