Session 1: From here to there. Talking about dying: As if it might happen to you - Asante
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Session 1: From here to there

Apr 5, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Smullin Health Education Center
Medford, OR

Facing dying while living. Navigating modern health care decisions. Quantity vs. quality of life. Who is involved in your living and dying?

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Registration is required, as class size is limited.

To register or for more information, call (541) 789-6842

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Session 1

From here to there. Thursday, April 5 | 10 a.m. to noon

Facing dying while living. Navigating modern health care decisions. Quantity vs. quality of life. Who is involved in your living and dying?

Presenter: Joanne Kliejunas

has a Ph.D. in Theory of the Family, which hasJoanne Kliejunas, PhD led her to end-of-life issues as they are lived by all of us. She encourages and supports conversations among individuals and within families through her private practice and has been a presenter for COHO (Choosing Options, Honoring Options), and for local health organizations. She has taught an expanded version of this course at OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) since 2012 and she is a hospice volunteer.

Four interconnected sessions about how to understand and approach the end-of-life decisions that are yours to make, including Advance Directives. These sessions are about sensitively preparing yourself and your loved ones. In short, this will be a practical and thoughtful exploration of how to live your life fully — through to your last breath. 


  • Joanne Kliejunas, PhD


Asante Hospice at 541-789-6842

Schedule & Location


Date Time Location Instructor
1. Thu, April 05 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Smullin Health Education Center Joanne Kliejunas, PhD

Location Details

  • Smullin Health Education Center
    2825 E. Barnett Rd.
    Medford, OR 97504
    Main: 541-789-4148

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