Are you a health care practitioner who struggles with having end-of-life discussions with your patients? Do you have a family member or loved one who is facing a serious illness? Do you want to learn more about planning incase of future health issues so you and your family can be prepared? Venice Arts invites you to a screening of the new, provocative documentary Being Mortal, based on the book by award-winning author and surgeon Atul Gawande. The film explores a new approach to end-of-life care based in dignity. Discussion to follow the screening, led by Sandra de Castro Buffington, Founding Director of the UCLA Global Media Center for Social Impact. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the California HealthCare Foundation, based in Oakland, California.
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 | 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Venice Arts – 1702 Lincoln Boulevard, Venice, CA 90291