Hospice of Cincinnati is pleased to offer speakers on a variety of topics related to end of life issues. Presentations are offered by professional and volunteer speakers free of charge for your group and can be tailored to meet your specific needs.
Our collection of presentations, called "For the Life of Me", covers subjects designed to help navigate the waters of everyday life. To schedule a presentation, please contact: Rox Fox at 513-246-9217 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"For the Life of Me" Presentations
How to Talk to Your Doctor
Make the most of your next doctor’s visit. Learn how to prepare yourself and know all the right and important questions to ask so YOU can help your doctor help YOU.
Presenter: Rebecca Bechhold, MD, Medical Director, Hospice of Cincinnati.
Nobody Knows What You Want If You Don’t Tell ‘Em!
Making Plans Before the Crisis
A discussion of Living Wills and Durable Powers of Attorney to better prepare you before the crisis. Designed to put you in the “driver’s seat”, so that your doctor, family and friends will know what your wishes are.
Simple Strategies for Stressful Times or…….
“If I Don’t Take Care of Me, Who Will?”
Learn how to take care of yourself when times are stressful. We provide some simple strategies to help you reduce the stress of everyday living. A wonderful resource for the noble Caregiver, as well. Hear how to refresh and energize yourself so you may continue to care for others.
Tai Chi-Equilibrium and YOU!
Dress comfortably and wear your good sneakers to learn about the medical and physical components of the art of balance! Julie McCarthy is a certified Tai Chi instructor specializing in arthritis and back pain. She will stimulate, educate and illuminate as you learn about basic movements to create and maintain a harmonious state of being!
Learn the technique of using light, gentle touch to affect the human energy field which flows through and around the body. Healing touch is particularly useful as a relaxation technique that reduces stress, pain and anxiety. Understand the Human Energy Field and the Major Energy Centers.
I May Have a Family Member Who Needs Hospice Care. What Do I Do?
A description of Hospice of Cincinnati, the services we provide, who is eligible, how much it costs and all you should know about the care of our patients and their families.
“You’re Not Crazy” - Dealing With Grief and Bereavement
When experiencing a loss, people often wonder if they are grieving in the proper way and if the feelings they are having are “normal”. Yes, to almost all of the feelings, physical and emotional that you are experiencing. Read what Helen Hayes wrote: “For two years (after being widowed), I was just as crazy as you can be and still be at large. It was total confusion. How did I come out of it? I don’t know, because I didn’t know when I was in it that I was in it.”
How to Guard Against Identity Theft and Other Life Lessons!
Our Mothers taught us to be gracious, accommodating and polite. But with the “Bad Guys” being ever more crafty, our good manners may play right into their hands. Listen to former FBI Agent and longtime Hospice of Cincinnati volunteer tell us how not to get hoodwinked!
How to Talk to Someone with a Terminal Illness
Most of us are at a loss as to how to comfort someone we love who has a terminal illness. Learn what to say, and just as importantly what not to say, to someone who is in the final stages of life’s journey.
How to Care for Your Loved One with Dementia
You barely recognize the person your loved one has become. Dementia has robbed them of the ability to think coherently or to remember. What can you do to enrich their lives and to be kind to yourself at the same time?
WHO knows WHERE to Go, to Get WHAT I Need, WHEN I Need it?
A great clearinghouse of information. Navigator will tell you how to get your needs taken care of, who to call and how to get the answers you are looking for! From A-Z, questions ranging from medical care, emergency response, rehabilitation, diagnostic care, hospice care and fitness, among many others. YOU’LL know where to go to get what you need, when you need it!
To schedule a presentation, please contact: Rox Fox at 513-246-9217 or via email at email@example.com.