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We are a group of citizens dedicated to helping individuals live with dignity, comfort and peace as they near the end of life. The mission of the Mid-South Coalition for Comfort Care and Bioethics is to educate and support  community members and providers concerned with issues from chronic or serious illness through end of life.  We are delighted to have you join us.

Mid-South Coalition for Comfort Care and Bioethics community meetings during 2018 will be held on Tuesdays from 5:30 - 7:3-0 PMat Trezevant Terrace.  The meeting will begin with a potluck supper.  If you plan to bring food, please e-mail Emily at efoxhill@aol.com or call her at (901) 626-4233 to let her know what you will bring. 

 

2018 MCCCB Consumer Education Presentations

This year we are extending the reach of our Education Programs to additional public libraries and to senior centers. 

Most events will be held on Saturdays from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM in Meeting Room A of the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, located at 3030 Poplar Ave in Memphis.

For more information, please contact Emily Fox-Hill by email: efoxhill@aol.com or phone: 901-626-4233.

Directions: Waynoka Avenue crosses Highland between Walnut Grove and Sam Cooper Boulevard.  Turn west off Highland onto Waynoka, and the Trezevant entrance will be on your left.  Tell the guard that you will be attending the Comfort Care meeting.  Head to your right across the parking lot as you enter, then left, and follow the signs.  Circle to your left, and you will come out in front of the Terrace.  Enter through the double doors and turn right in front of the desk.  The activity room where we will meet will be the second door on your right.  For additional information, please contact Emily at (901) 626-4233 or efoxhill@aol.com 

Audio recordings of the talks and discussion from the programs on:

Resources for Managing Care at Home

Deciding on a Nursing Home, Assisted Living or an Independent Living Community

Early Onset Dementia - Signs, Symptoms and Treatment

End-of-Life Care for People with End-Stage Liver Disease

Journeys In Caregiving: Personal Stories and Resources

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NOTES on Dr. Shade's presentation entitled "Hope and Meaning Near the End of Life" Dr. Shade teaches Philosophy at Rhodes College.

We send out a monthly Comfort Care Update and periodic announcement of events of interest via listserver. To join our e-mail list and be kept up to date with our meeting times and places, e-mail Emily at efoxhill (at) aol (dot) com and ask to be added to the Comfort Care e-list.