‘Wisdom at the End of Life’ event June 22 in Brevard

Join us for “Wisdom at the End of Life” on Saturday, June 22nd at Elk Haven Wellness Center in Brevard. The half-day workshop will be led by Dr. Lani Leary, author of No One Has to Die Alone: Preparing for a Meaningful Death (Simon & Schuster 2012).

“Wisdom at the End of Life” will address the following topics: “What is a good death?”, the needs of the dying, how best to support loved ones as they face the end of life, the grief process, complications, and moving from fear to hope. The workshop will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 12 Noon (doors will open at 8:30; hot & cold beverages will be provided). Elk Haven Wellness Center is located at 100 Elks Club Road in Brevard, just off Park Avenue.

Lani Leary specializes in work with chronically ill, dying, and bereaved clients. She has companioned more than 700 people at the time of death. Lani currently works as a psychotherapist in private practice. For the past 35 years, she served as a psychotherapist, an ICU chaplain, a university professor, a researcher at the National Cancer Institute, and a counselor in 9 hospices across the country. She has spoken internationally at more than 300 conferences and was a 2011 presenter at TEDx in Hawaii. You can learn more about Lani and her work at her web site: www.drlanileary.com

Lani’s 2012 book, No One Has to Die Alone: Preparing for a Meaningful Death, will be available for purchase at the workshop.

Participation will be limited to the first 30 registrants to insure a meaningful experience for all attendees. The cost per person is $65, payable in advance via online payment or by check. “Wisdom at the End of Life” is presented by Center for Spiritual Wisdom, a non-profit spirituality center in Western North Carolina. Register HERE or use the Contact Form at the CSW web site to indicate your interest and to reserve one of the 30 spaces.