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  • Karen M. Wyatt

Mothers and Daughters at the End of Life with Kate Riley

Learn how the special relationship between mothers and daughters is affected at the end of life.

Thursday May 10, 2018

10 am Pacific/1 pm Eastern

Dial-in Number: (425) 440-5010

Code: 882570#

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This is a special interview in honor of Mother's Day. My guest Kate Riley, who is a certified death midwife and author of the book Launching Vee's Chariot: An End-of-Life Tale, shares her experiences as a caregiver for her mother at the end of life. In an intimate conversation we explore our own relationships with our mothers and how they were healed when we were able to care for them as they were dying. 


In this interview you will learn:

The ups and downs of the caregiver journey

The benefits of presence at the end of life

How meditation helps with preparation for death

Death has its own mysterious timing

The pain of letting go of our mothers and being let go of by them

How caregiving helps us heal our relationships

Advice for daughters caring for their mothers

Kate Riley is a certified death midwife, minister, international story consultant, author and educator. She began private practice in compassionate end-of-life care after completing hospice training in the late 1980s. She serves as a liaison for individuals facing end-of-life decisions, working with their families and medical teams in providing a more person-centered approach. She encourages and supports those who want to take a conscious, active role in their own dying process. She is the author of The Green Velvet Journals and Launching Vee’s Chariot: An End-of-Life Tale. Kate lives in the Wood River Valley of Idaho—a great place to find balance in all of life’s stages. Her advanced training includes death midwife/doula certification through Final Passages and current enrollment in the California State University Palliative Care Chaplaincy program.

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