New York State Funeral Directors Association


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

Location information

Genesee Grande Hotel

East Genesee Street 1060