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Conference on Extending Life and End of Life Issues

Americans United for Life is co-sponsoring with The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity a conference on aging, death, and immortality March 6-8 in Phoenix.

The Conference Will Equip Participants to:

  • Understand the clinical and social experience of aging, especially in the American context.
  • Anticipate developments in the near future of healthcare, science, biotechnology, medical law, and the impact on our common humanity.
  • Appreciate the medical, social and cultural context in which death is experienced.
  • Prepare to address the current and future challenges of aging and the quest for immortality.
  • Identify the assumptions behind various strategies for immortality, including transhumanism.
  • Learn ways that palliative care, hospice, and other modalities can reframe the crises associated with the experience of dying.
  • Gain an awareness of national, state, and international developments in the legal status of assisted suicide and euthanasia.
  • Develop effective strategies for facing the ethical, legal, and social implications of aging and the pursuit of immortality.

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Be sure and stop by the AUL table and say hi!