San Diego County Coalition
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Join us for our next monthly meeting:
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
10:00am - 11:30 am

February meeting 
(Conference room next to parking lot at SD Burn Institute)

Burn Institute of San Diego
8825 Aero Drive, #200, San Diego 92123

10:00am Welcome/Introductions
10:15am Board Overview
10:30am Education/Guest Speaker
11:00am Q & A, Announcements
11:30am adjourn

Topic: 10:30am: End of Life Option Act
Guest Speaker: Faye Girsh, EdD, Hemlock Society of San Diego

This vital legislation makes California just the fifth state to authorize
medical aid in dying.
But now comes the hard work of implementing the law and making sure everyone whom the law would benefit has access to it.

Join us to learn more!


Death Cafe Feb 2016

more info


FREE Advance Health Care Planning Assistance

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016
1:30pm to 3:00 pm
Pacific Beach –Taylor Public Library
4275 Cass St., San Diego, CA 92109

Space is LIMITED Please RSVP by
Feb 22 at 858-635-1224
or at

Join us in opportunity to learn as well as receive help with your Advance Health Care Directive (AHCD). At any age, a medical crisis can leave one too ill to express his or her healthcare wishes, making it difficult for family, friends and healthcare providers to know what best to do in difficult and possibly irreversible situations.

more info

We are a member of the
Coalition for Compassionate Care California

Upcoming 2016 Training Events


Eureka Jan. 22 & Sacramento March 16: 
Bringing Advance Care Planning to Your Community

San Diego Feb. 23 and 24th, San Francisco July 14-15:
 POLST: It Starts With a Conversation

Sacramento, April 7th:
 Building Bridges: Cultural Diversity & End-of-Life Care


Newport Beach, May 12-13: 
Ignite. Inspire. Innovate. Taking Palliative Care to the Next Level


Working with POLST for professionals

More info about these training events


More Resources About Conversations On End-Of-Life Care

Our Mission :

"To educate and raise awareness within San Diego County about end-of-life issues and to provide resources to help people make informed choices."

For More Information: click here . and send an e-mail to the San Diego County Coalition. One of our members will return your request as soon as possible. Or write us at San Diego County Coalition for Improving End-of-Life Care, P.O. Box 23674, San Diego, CA 92193.

Board Members:
Chair, Lydia Lombardi,
Secretary, Veva Arroyo,
Treasurer, Linda Thyberg,

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