Living the Final Chapter Symposium 2018

Living the Final Chapter: A Symposium for Compassionate Care for Persons at the End of Life

Friday, March 9, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Genesee Grande Hotel

Keynote Speakers

B.J. Miller, Jr., MD
Hospice and Palliative Care Specialist, UCSF Medical Center
Sharon Brangman, MD
Director, Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease, SUNY Upstate Medical

Breakout Sessions Including:

Signposts of Dying, Healing Music, Social Model Hospice, Life Planning, Care for Living the Final Chapter

Who should attend?

Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Health Aides, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians,
Social Workers, Grief Counselors, Therapists, Long-term Care Administrators, Pastoral Care
Providers, and anyone involved in providing end-of-life care.

Questions? Contact Sr. Kathleen Osbelt at


Thank you for your interest in attending the Francis House Symposium, “Living the Final Chapter: Compassionate Care for Persons at the End of Life.” We regret that due to an overwhelming response we have had to close registrations at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope that you will be able to join us in 2020 when we present our third Francis House “Living the Final Chapter” Symposium.

Sr. Kathleen Osbelt, OSF
Director of Mission Outreach.