Elephant in the Room - Navigating Difficult Conversations with Aging Parents
Get language and tools to help discuss the unique needs that come with aging parents including how and when to broach these weighty topics in a way that feels more approachable. Topics covered may include health care wishes, treatment options, grief and loss, living arrangements and more. The conversation will be guided by a health care worker experienced in end of life care who has navigated this road and the distinct challenges it can present with many patients and families as a hospice nurse case manager.
Our Lady of Peace, Hospice & Home Health Care Servcies
Lindsey Pelletier, RN, BSN, CHPN
Lindsey received her BSN from York University in Toronto Canada after pursuing a BofA in Communications from the University of Minnesota and an initial career in youth ministry. She worked in intensive care and cardiac care before working in hospice. She has worked as a nurse case manager at Our Lady of Peace for several years and recently took on the role of Performance Improvement Coordinator. She is passionate about helping patients and families meet their end of life goals in addition to providing education on hospice.