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Public Education Session

Navigating A Life Changing Diagnosis

7 Keys for More Choice and Control

Dr. Seow and Dr. Winemaker will be hosting a presentation, Navigating A Life Changing Diagnosis:  7 Keys for More Choice and Control.  They have worked with patients and families who have felt unprepared and overwhelmed when dealing with a serious illness.  They will share the 7 keys that allow us to take charge and feel prepared through the illness trajectory.  A free copy of their book, Hope for the Best – Plan for the Rest, will be available to registered participants.


Date:  March 7, 2024

Location: The Hospice of Windsor and Essex County – 6038 Empress St., Windsor ON, Administrative Building #600

Time: Doors open at 5:30 pm; Formal presentation 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Registration: Visit https://www.waitingroomrevolution.com/events to register

Cost: Free


About the Presenters:

Dr. Seow is the Canada Research Chair in Palliative Care and Health System Innovation and a Professor in the Department of Oncology at McMaster University.



Dr. Winemaker is an Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine in the Division of Palliative Care at McMaster University.  She teaches palliative care to health care professionals.


They are also the authors of the book, Hope for Best – Plan for the Rest, and cohost the podcast The Waiting Room Revolution.


Participants will have a better understanding of:

• The importance of seeking out resources and information early in the illness journey

• How a palliative approach to care can help improve quality of life for patients and families right from diagnosis through to grief and bereavement

• The importance of family, caregivers, friends, neighbours, etc. in a patient’s illness journey.


March 7
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Windsor Campus
6038 Empress Street
Windsor, Ontario N8T1B5 Canada
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