End of Life: A Guided Exploration w/ TAMARA SHEARER, LISA GEREN & HOLLY STROTHER
October 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
This interactive workshop will explore death & dying from the logistical, practical aspects of preparing to the emotional and spiritual realms. We will examine our own end of life preparedness as well as that of our loved ones in our communities. Group/pair exercises and time for reflective writing will also deepen our immersive experience and personal exploration. This workshop is open to all that are interested, irregardless of age. Please bring a pen, journal and something for the remembrance altar.
About the Facilitators:
Tamara Shearer RN, MIM has worked as a nurse for 25 years. During that tenure, she has worked with death and dying in various settings, from ICU to homes and facilities; across the age span, from infants to elderly. She is trained in energy medicine and death doula work. She currently assist hospice and pediatric palliative patients with end of life care, education and supports their families, incorporating energy medicine tools for self care and facilitating transitions.
Holly Strother has been a Registered Nurse for the past 17 years, working at the bedside of patients in hospital settings and home care. She has worked primarily in Hospice Care since 2012. Holly provides support by combining her experience as a RN, Masters Certificate in Intuition Medicine, Energy Medicine Practitioner, and Biodynamic Cranial Touch. She brings a holistic approach to navigating our mortality by providing clinical education and practical tools, as well as teaching Energy Medicine techniques to support the process. Find out more about Holly at www.innatewisdom.life
Lisa Geren, MSW, MIM is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Work where she studied Gerontology and Aging as a specialty. Lisa has worked as a Medical Social Worker with senior citizens for over 16 years and as a Hospice Social worker for over 8 years assisting hospice patients and their families with end of life care planning as well as grief counseling.