Nov. 28th Event: Screening of “How to Die in Oregon” and end of life panel discussion.

In honor of National Hospice & Palliative Care Month we will be watching a documentary about end-of-life issues and will follow that with a discussion with a panel of experts from the field of hospice and palliative care. The documentary is titled: “How to Die in Oregon” and was featured on HBO. If you’d like to learn more about this documentary and watch a trailer, please visit:

Wednesday, November 28th from 6pm-8 pm. Lieberman Center for Health & Rehabilitation 9700 Gross Point Road Skokie, IL 60076

Driving/CTA accessibility: Lieberman Center is accessible by the #205 CTA bus or #215 Pace bus from the Red Line or the #54A bus from the Blue Line. If you are driving, the best way to get there is by 94 West (Edens Expressway) to Dempster East, and take that to Gross Point (turn left when heading east on Dempster). There free parking available at the facility. Special thanks to Lieberman Center for providing space and dinner! (Dinner will be Kosher). ***PLEASE NOTE***: The views expressed in this film and discussion do not neccessarily reflect those of CJE SeniorLife or Lieberman Center for Health & Rehabilitation.

Please RSVP to by 11/23/12 so that we can get a head count for our hosts.

Note that you are welcome to join us even if you do not RSVP, however this will give our host location a better approximation for seating and food.   The imagine in this post was taken from the HBO Documentary, “How to Die in Oregon”


Lauren Kessler is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Human Development and Family Studies from Indiana University in Bloomington, and her Masters in Social Work with a health concentration, from Loyola University in Chicago. In her position with Rush University Senior Care, she provides clinical case management services to a wide variety of patients with diverse cultural, economic, and social backgrounds. Through her experience coordinating clinical services, she has gained extensive knowledge of how illness impacts families and individuals. In her 3 years as a geriatric social worker for Rush Senior Care, Ms. Kessler has developed expertise in providing patient- centered services through clinical coordination of care, advocacy, education and collaboration amongst community partners.

One Comment

  • leslie everhart

    note that the 54a and 205 busses only run during rush hour and will not bring you back to Chicago, or evanston. For that take the 97 South to the yellow line.

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