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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.

The Mid-South Coalition for Comfort Care and Bioethics holiday open house for Trezevant's staff will take place on Tuesday, January 10, 2016, from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PMat Trezevant Terrace, located at 3437 Waynoka Avenue.  This event is designed to honor and thank staff for hosting our community meetings throughout the year.   We will bring food for staff members and gather for a time of socializing.  We will also provide loaves of homemade bread and other baked goods as gifts for staff members.

Contributions of food or baked goods from our partners and community supporters are gratefully welcomed.  Thanks in advance to Baptist Trinity Hospice and Crossroads Hospice for their donation of sandwiches and barbecue.

Our first Community Meeting of 2017 will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 PM onTuesday, February 7, at Methodist Hospice Residence, located at 6416 Quince Road.  As usual, our meeting will begin with a potluck supper.  Methodist Hospice Residence will provide our speaker, followed by a tour of the facility.  Registration is required for this event.  You may contact Emily at efoxhill@aol.com or (901) 626-4233 to register.  Please join us for this special meeting!

Schedule of 2017 MCCCB Consumer Education Presentations ---TBA

MCCCB Consumer Education Presentations are held in Meeting Room A of the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library located at 3030 Poplar Avenue.

 

 

 

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.