Ken Ross to speak at the Before I Die AZ event, October 29- November 3, 2019

Ken Ross, Founder and President of the EKR Foundation, will be participating at the following presentations at the Before I Die AZ event which takes place from Tuesday, October 29 to Sunday, November 3, 2019.

Celebration of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
Thursday, October 31st (7:00 pm-9:00 pm)
Hosted by Paradise Memorial Gardens

Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, her Life and Legacy
Saturday, November 2nd (11:00 am-12:30 pm)
Ken describes the motivational elements in Elisabeth Kübler-Ross’s (EKR) childhood. while providing an outline of Elisabeth’s experience in post-war Europe and explaining the environment of “dying in America” in the 1960’s. Using historical videos, he will discuss EKR’s ideas, teaching, and workshop methods. A son’s insights into caring for a dying world leader, and her own experience with dying.

Ken will be speaking on the topic of “5 Stages: Facts and Fallacies”
Sunday, November 3rd (10:00 am-12:00 pm)

The Before I Die AZ event is part of a growing social movement that reflects how we, as individuals and as a society, manage death and dying. By providing space and opportunities to openly discuss End-of-Life issues, we can improve the percentage of those who plan ahead and take actions to address our mortality.

The Before I Die AZ event will be held Tuesday, October 29 through Sunday, November 3, 2019 . Although this is the first of its kind in Arizona, there have been previous Before I Die events that drew over 700 participants from their local communities. The event will be held at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch – 7700 E. McCormick Pkwy., Scottsdale, AZ 85258.

For more information and to purchase tickets for the Before I Die AZ event, click here.

 

 

Declaration and Call-to-Action on Palliative Care & COVID-19

Witnessing, with the rest of the world, the overwhelming physical, social, emotional and spiritual suffering COVID-19 is inflicting on infected persons and their families globally;

Recognizing that palliative care is aimed at prevention and management of serious health-related suffering;

Observing with great concern that the persons infected with COVID-19 are isolated from their families, and may never see them again;

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