“A Matter of Life and Death” Forum

A Community Forum co-sponsored by WHMP, the Daily Hampshire GazetteNET and Northampton Community Television, looking at how we care for our elders as they approach the end of life.

Panelists:
*Lee Hawkins of Northampton, who at 90 speaks openly about her end-of-life plans
*Ann Latham of Westhampton, whose 90-year old parents killed themselves
*Laurie Loisel, Daily Hampshire Gazette managing editor, whose family chose to be public when her father killed himself in 2012
*Nell Lake, author of the new book “The Caregivers: A Support Group’s Stories of Slow Loss, Courage and Love”
*Dr. Joan Berzoff, director of the End of LIfe Certificate Program at the Smith College School for Social Work and Baystate Medical Center

Moderators are WHMP’s Bob Flaherty, Denise Vozella and Bill Newman.

Tags : whmp, hampshire gazette, elder care, suicide with aid, end of life, death

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