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Connecting Conversations: End-of-Life DiscussionsConnecting Conversations: End-of-Life Discussions

Carol Gagne, Chaplain Manager of Pastoral Care in the Spiritual Care Department at Lowell General Hospital, sits down with Connie Mead, host of Health Styles at CTM-TV Chelmsford TV, to discuss the importance of having end-of-life conversations with your loved ones and healthcare providers. (Health Styles episode 124)

Massachusetts MOLST: "A way to make choices about your end-of-life medical care"Massachusetts MOLST: "A way to make choices about your end-of-life medical care"

This 13-minute original video about Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) was produced in Massachusetts in 2010. It features patients, family members, health professionals, clergy and others sharing their personal thoughts and stories about the value of MOLST for patients and for the people and health professionals who care for them. MOLST is a health decision-making process for seriously ill patients that stipulate wishes for ...

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Lone Wolf bookLowell General Hospital kicked off its Connecting Conversations program in conjunction with National Healthcare Decisions Day on Tuesday, April 16, 2013. 

Participants are encouraged to read Lone Wolf by Jodi Picoult and join our educational and inspiring events that will be held throughout the year. 

Copies of the book will be made available for purchase in the Lowell General Hospital gift shops at both inpatient campuses as well as on loan through many local libraries.

About Lone Wolf

Lone Wolf looks at the intersection between medical science and moral choices. If we can keep people who have no hope for recovery alive artificially, should they also be allowed to die artificially? Does the potential to save someone else's life with a donated organ balance the act of hastening another's death? And finally, when a father's life hangs in the balance, which sibling should get to decide his fate?

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