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Mark Peterson Seminar & Workshop: Having Your Voice to the End of Your Life

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Mark Peterson Seminar & Workshop: Having Your Voice to the End of Your Life

Time: March 7, 2015 at 10am to March 21, 2015 at 3pm
Location: First Unitarian Church
Street: 2125 Chestnut Street
City/Town: Philadelphia
Website or Map: http://www.havingyourvoice.com
Phone: 347-603-3280
Event Type: adult, religious, education
Organized By: Mark B. Peterson
Latest Activity: Jan 15, 2015

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"Having Your Voice to the End of Your Life"
Mark Peterson, ED.D is a retired psychologist offering this seminar & workshop which is designed to help you complete End of Life (EOL) documents, and to know what some of the implications are for the decisions you have made.  
This educational experience will give you a sense of both the obstacles and resources available which can impact how your life ends.  At the conclusion of this 8 hour experience you will:

1.   Have a deeper awareness of the complexities of EOL decisions
2.   Have completed the forms necessary to give instructions regarding your medical care
3.   Have identified the person who will carry out your wishes if you are unable to make the decisions that are needed by medical personnel
4.   Have begun to enact a plan to communicate your wishes to your doctor and your family
Engaging in EOL planning and discussions with your family can result in a deeper sense of intimacy and closeness within your family.  In addition, it can bring greater peace of mind to all parties.
Date: March 7 AND March 21, 2015 10-12 PM and 1-3 PM. This is one seminar happening over the course of two days. Each day's session will run from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM, and then a break until resuming at 1:00 PM and continuing on until 3:00 PM. 
Location: The course will either be at First Unitarian Church or at Dr. Peterson’s house, depending on class size.
Cost: $25 for UU Members, $35 for non-UU Members and includes reading materials and worksheets.
Enrollment is limited to 16 participants.
Please RSVP using this sign up link, and remit class tuition by February 25. Payments can be made by check (Payable to First Unitarian Church, 2125 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103) or via our website. Please write "Having Your Voice" on the memo line.
Questions? Contact Julia Wierski, First Unitarian Church Communications Director at communications@philauu.org.
For more information about the content of the class, contact Dr. Peterson via his website.
This seminar is offered as part of the First Unitarian Church Adult Religious Education Program Spring 2015 Semester.

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