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Fourth Annual Barbara Swartz End of Life Choices Lecture

September 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fourth Annual Barbara Swartz End of Life Choices Lecture:

The Dementia Directive: What You Need to Know

The Annual Barbara Swartz End of Life Lecture will explore a new, unique advance directive that addresses end-of-life treatment choices designed for those with early dementia. This directive includes explicit instructions about assisted oral feeding, symptom management through hospice or palliative medical oversight, and a description of advanced dementia. The historical context, clinical cases, and various challenges–cultural, familial, emotional, professional, legal–will be discussed by End of Life Choices New York Clinical Director Judith Schwarz, PhD RN, David Hoffman, Esq., and Sarah Egan, M.D.

The panel includes:

Judith Schwarz, PhD RN Clinical Director, End of Life Choices New York

David Hoffman, Esq. Lecturer in Bioethics, Columbia University Clinical Instructor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Sarah Egan, MD Community Hospice Physician at Hospice of New York

Click here to register by September 20th 

Questions and Answers will follow the presentation.

This program is free and open to the public. If you are a New York State licensed social worker, we will be offering continuing education credits for this event. For more information, please contact ayana@endoflifechoicesny.org.



September 25, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


All Souls Unitarian Church
1157 Lexington Ave
New York, New York 10075
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