Join us for a special screening of the Academy Award–nominated,  short documentary EXTREMIS, and then choose your own Q&A breakout session led by experts from Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care.

Wednesday, April 26 from 7:00  to 8:30 pm

Doors open at 6:45 pm
25-minute film screening followed by facilitated discussion sessions


Navigating the Maze of End of Life Care
From Starting the Conversation to Making Decisions
Dairine Pearson, MSW, LCSW
VNHC Bereavement Coordinator & Counselor
Marsha Goldman, MSW, PhD
VNHC Bereavement Counselor
Naala Richards, MSW
VNHC Bereavement Counselor


Understanding Hospice
It’s So Much More Than What We Think
Sharon Callis, RN
VNHC Hospice Clinical Manager
Jeneffer Villacrucis, RN
VNHC Hospice Clinical Manager
Tracy Van Natta, MSW
VNHC Lead Medical Social Worker


Planning Ahead
Advanced Healthcare Directives

Erica Victor, LCSW
VNHC Medical Social Worker

Fleischmann Auditorium at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

2559 Puesta del Sol – Just beyond the Old Mission

FREE Admission, parking, and light refreshments.
Limited seating. Registration required.

Questions: 805.690.6218

VNHC will also host a screening in the Santa Ynez Valley. Click here to learn more.
Here’s the reality, we are all gonna die. We should all face our mortality, not just cognitively but spiritually and practically, and well before we end up in extremis. This simple act of personal reflection and preparation will help us to die in the way that we would like. – Dr. Jessica Zitter

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