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May 20th 2016:Talking About End of Life Choices: Why It's So Hard and So Important

Why is talking about end of life (EOL) choices so important, and what are the consequences of not having these conversations? Judith Schwarz, Ph.D., MSN, RN, will share experience she’s acquired in over a decade of providing EOL consultations to terminally and incurably ill adults and families who seek guidance in making informed decisions. We’ll discuss what inhibits effective end of life communication, and special issues related to the ever-increasing incidence of Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Schwarz will provide online resources for completing advance medical directives. She’ll also share patie

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Judith Schwarz

Judith Schwarz has been the Clinical Director of End of Life Choices NY (EOLCNY), formerly Compassion and Choices of NY, since 2002. EOLCNY (www.endoflifechoicesny.org) is a not-for-profit that provides information, advocacy and support to incurably and terminally ill patients and their families at no charge. Its mission is to improve care and expand choice at the end of life. Dr. Schwarz works to facilitate choices and decisions that reflect patients’ wishes and long held values. An expert on ethical and professional issues related to patient self-determination and informed end of life decision-making, she has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed professional journals. She is a na
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