Scheduled Dates

6/3/2020   11:30 AM  01:00 PM

Supporting Grief and Loss in a Physically Distant Culture Community Program

The will be held on Wednesday, June 3, 2020
From 11:30 AM until 01:00 PM

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Located in : Live Stream Event, NA

Supporting Grief and Loss in a Physically Distant Culture

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Join expert panelists as we discuss strategies and approaches to self-care during these unprecedented times. Participants will learn:

  • How to manage the loss of a loved one while maintaining social distance.
  • Resources and approaches to caring for the ill and celebrating the life of a loved one.

Panelists include:

  • Dr. Heather Mikes, Medical Director for UPMC East and UPMC McKeesport Hospitals Palliative Care Services
  • Roberta Gillespie, Physician Assistant for UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside Palliative Care Services
  • Elizabeth Schandelmeier Gilgunn, Family Hospice Bereavement Counselor
  • John Slater, John F. Slater Funeral Home, Supervisor
  • Lynne Pavlic Marshall, family member of Family Hospice patient


Cost: FREE

This program is sponsored by Family Hospice, UPMC Home Healthcare and UPMC Senior Services.

This event has been made possible through a generous grant from the McElhattan Foundation.


Additional Information

This program is online.  An event link will be emailed to attendees a few days prior to the event.  An internet browser on a smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer is required. A phone in option will also be available.  

For more information: Contact Christine Meduho @ [email protected]



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