Rev. Rosemary Lloyd
Advisor to the Faith-Based Community for the Conversation Project, a Cambridge based non-profit
organization founded by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Ellen Goodman.
Topic: Talking Matters: How to Have the Most Important Conversation You Aren't Having.
Participants will be able to:
- Gently reflect on what matters most to them at the end of life.
- Exemplify taking thoughtful and practical steps towards sharing their values and wishes with loved ones and health care providers.
- Respect one's own and others' unique perspectives on end of life choices.
- Understand practical and necessary next steps toward insuring their wishes for care will be respected.
- Engage others in having The Conversation about what matters most.
- Gain insight into connecting with others in an individually and culturally respectful matter.
- Identify free online tools and resources to support having conversations about end of life care wishes with loved ones, health care providers, children, and persons with forms of dementia.
- Consider how to incorporate having crucial conversations about end of life care wishes in personal and professional settings.
- Rev. Rosemary Lloyd is the Advisor to the Faith-Based Community for The Conversation Project, a Cambridge-based non-profit organization founded by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Ellen Goodman. The Conversation Project works to ensure that everyone's wishes for end-of-life care are expressed and respected. Ms. Lloyd organizes, educates, and supports clergy and congregants in having values-centered conversations with loved ones and health care providers about crucial end-of-life matters.
A graduate of Georgetown University and Harvard Divinity School, Ms. Lloyd has a life-long interest in end-of-life care and ethics that are fueled by her experience as a registered nurse and hospice volunteer. An ordained Unitarian Universalist minister, she served The First Church in Boston and has led courses in congregational settings on aging and end-of-life choices for more than a decade. She is a graduate of the Metta Institute for Compassionate End of Life Care and continues to study and practice with Zen teachers Joan Halifax and Frank Ostaseski.
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