Community Education

2022 Series Schedule 

These complimentary virtual sessions will focus on Hospice & Palliative Care, Veterans, and Estate Planning. During each session you will be able to virtually connect with community leaders and experts in the region.

  • Hospice & Palliative Care sessions will focus on services and support options for you or a loved one
  • Veteran sessions will focus on support services, benefits, and other connections in our community
  • Estate Planning sessions will focus on decision making, options, and the best choice for you and your family

Planning your legacy: A guide to organizing your estate affairs

July 28, 2022, Estate Planning Session

During this session we will provide you with the easy to understand tools you need to make important life decisions.  Join us as we walk through a step-by-step guide to prepare you for an informed and meaningful conversation with your family or attorney regarding your desires for the future. This helpful guide includes four steps to a good estate plan, estate and other planning documents, and a review of your benefits.

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Past Events

KCH Solace House & grief support services

June 23, 2022, Hospice & Palliative Care Session

As the area’s top resource for grief and healing,  Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care (KCH) offers comprehensive grief support to the families of people we serve, and provides programs for the larger community such as support groups and workshops. Join as KCH Director of Grief Support Services Dr. Iman Williams Christians discusses KCH Solace House programs and services provided for our local community. 

Honoring our Veterans at Kansas City Hospice

April 28, 2022, Veterans Session

Meeting the unique needs of veterans as they take one of life’s most important journeys, and providing them the well-earned recognition and gratitude they deserve, has been a major priority for Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care (KCH). As one of the most active hospices in the state for honoring our veterans, KCH has raised the bar for how veterans are served. Join us as our experts discuss how our caregivers ensure veterans receive end-of-life care and what it means to have a We Honor Veterans, Level Four Partnership.

Planned Giving & Market Outlook for 2022

March 24, 2022, Estate Planning Session

After several years of fairly smooth sailing the start of 2022 is reminding investors of the markets’ volatile nature, and that participating in the volatility is the cost of admission. The current environment of geo-political concerns, rising inflation, and a pending mid-term election will be the backdrop for investors in 2022. In this session we will discuss expectations for the remainder of the year, and what will be important for investors to focus on.

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Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care

February 24, 2022, Hospice & Palliative Care Session

During this session we will cover pediatric end-of-life care as it compares to care for adults, present the barriers and challenges to providing care to kids, and discuss the specialized nature of staff needed for this work. We will also share patient stories that show how KCH Carousel Pediatric Care makes a meaningful difference in the lives of patients and families.  

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