A Time to Talk: A Jewish Community Conversation about Advance Care Planning, November 5, 2015, Fort Worth, TX

Advance Planning continues to be a major issue and the need for Jewish programming is growing. Here is an outline of a conference planned by Cantor Sherri Allen of Congregation Beth Shalom in Arlington, TX.

It is a communal program with sponsorship and support from Ft Worth area synagogues, Federation and hospice agencies.

A Time to Talk: A Jewish Community Conversation about Advance Care Planning
Making important decisions about health care for ourselves and our loved ones now so we can be prepared for the future

Sunday, November 15, 2015, 8:30am-2:15pm

Beth El Congregation
4900 Briarhaven Road
Fort Worth, TX 76109

Light Breakfast and Lunch Provided

Please RSVP by November 1, 2015

 

8:30 am Registration, Pre-Survey and Breakfast

 

9:00 am  Welcome/Keynote

Biblical Precedent for Advance Care Planning

Rabbi Geoffrey Dennis, Congregation Kol Ami, Flower Mound

 

9:30 am  Beginning the Conversation: Jewish Values in Health Care Decision Making

Dr. Carole Rogers, Director of Jewish Family Services

Carol Scheidel, RN, BSN, Manager, Ethics, Texas Health Fort Worth

 

10:30 am  Break/Visit Vendors

 

10:45 am Continuing the Conversation: Practical/Logistical Decisions

Karen Telschow Johnson, Elder Care Attorney

Trey Harper, Managing Director, Robertson Mueller Harper Funeral Home

Sue Wallace, Certified Senior Advisor

 

11:45am  Lunch

 

1:00 pm  From Conversation to Coping: Jewish Ritual in Death, Mourning and Beyond

Cantor Sheri Allen, Congregation Beth Shalom

Rabbi Andrew Bloom, Congregation Ahavath Sholom

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker, Congregation Beth Israel

Rabbi Ralph Mecklenburger, Beth El Congregation

Rabbi Jordan Ottenstein, Beth El Congregation

 

2:00 pm Wrapping up the Conversation

 

2:15 pm  Optional Q & A with speakers

We gratefully recognize our sponsors:

Colonial Gardens Memory Care Communities, Community Hospice of Texas,

Pearle Vision Fort Worth, Robertson Mueller Harper Funeral Home,

Telschow Johnson Law PLLC, VITAS Healthcare, Sue Wallace, Certified Senior Advisor and

the Jewish Federation of Fort Worth and Tarrant County

 

Thanks to the Advance Care Planning Committee, which includes members from Ahavath Sholom, Beth El, Beth Israel, Beth Shalom and the Jewish Federation, for their hard work in creating this program

 

 

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Registration Required

 

A Time To Talk: A Jewish Community Conversation about Advance Care Planning

Sunday, November 15, 2015   * Beth El Congregation * Fort Worth, Texas

You may register one of three ways:

  1. online at: http://www.tarrantfederation.org/
  2. Call Cindy Simon at the Jewish Federation: 817/569-0892
  3. Fill out the below information and send your check, made payable to the The Jewish

Federation of Fort Worth and Tarrant County to:

             The Jewish Federation of Fort Worth and Tarrant County

             4049 Kingsridge Road, Fort Worth, TX 76109

 

 

Name

 

Address

 

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Questions?

Contact Cindy Simon: 817/569-0892

 

We also wish to thank the the Advance Care Planning Committee, which includes members from Ahavath Sholom, Beth El, Beth Israel, Beth Shalom and the Jewish Federation, for their hard work in creating this program

 

 

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