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Barbara Bates Sedoric, President and Founder of LastingMatters, was invited by Gerontologist, Dr. Diane Darby Beach to be part of "The Caring for the Caregiver Summit"  - sharing expert advice and resources that will help adults navigate the dementia journey and for creating the optimal caregiving experience.

Recently, CreativeMornings PKX interviewed their November speaker, Barbara Bates Sedoric - Founder of LastingMatters -about her three fold journey to becoming an expert on conversations about and planning ahead for incapacity and death.

Barbara Bates Sedoric, Founder of LastingMatters, engaged in a meaningful conversation with a multigenerational audience about getting creative with "death". Enjoy Barbara's presentation here with family, friends, and colleagues.

Carol Marak, aging expert and editor at Seniorcare.com, writes the "Age with Purpose Newsletter", a weekly newsletter offering "practical advise to maximize life as you age" to inspire people 50+ years.

November's theme at CreativeMornings, a global breakfast lecture series for the creative commmunity with currently 179 cities participating worldwide, is the theme of "Death" (#CMDeath). 

Barbara Bates Sedoric, President and Founder of LastingMatters, was invited by Tina Ketchie Stearns to be part of "It's About How You LIVE!" Telesummit - Taking the Fear Out of Conversations about Advance Care Planning, Serious Illness and End of Life Care.

After several years of gathering perspectives from laypeople and professionals, and the editing and publishing process, Journey's End: Death, Dying, and the End of Life is published and a

Kimberly C. Paul's Death by Design helps inform people about becoming the designer of their own destination.  Death by Design recently added LastingMatters to a list of National resources on its website.

Kimberly C. Paul wants to radically change the way people face end of life, and she's using her extensive experience as a storyteller to do just that.  

On Tuesday January 24, there will be a free panel discussion — “Navigating the Next Chapter: Charting a Course for the Future” — beginning at 5:30 Tuesday, Jan. 24, at The Falls Event Center, 21 Front St., Manchester, N.H.

Many seniors and their families postpone making difficult decisions and discussing wishes for the future. 

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