Doylestown Hospital Hospice will host a free screening of the documentary Being Mortal as part of a larger initiative by the Hospice Foundation of America.
The Hospice Foundation of America (HFA) is coordinatinga public awareness campaign on the importance of talking about end-of-life preferences and goals with loved ones and medical professionals.The project uses PBS's FRONTLINE film, Being Mortal, to educate audiences and encourage people to take concrete steps to identify and communicate their wishes for end-of-life care.
As part of the campaign, screenings will take place nationwide to engage wide and diverse audiences including members of the public and clinicians to spark discussion about the need for these sensitive conversations.
Doylestown Hospital Hospice will host a free community screening of the documentary at the County Theater in Doylestown, on Wednesday, September 28. Immediately following the film, Doylestown Health experts will participate in a panel discussion on end-of-life care. Panelists include:
Location: County Theater, 20 E State St., Doylestown, PA 18901
Date: Wednesday, September 28
Screening Time: 7:30 pm
Total Running Time: 60 minutes
Following the film, there will be a Q&A session on end-of-life care with Doylestown Health experts.
Concessions and copies of the book Being Mortal will be available for purchase the night of the screening.
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