Free Film Screening & Discussion, “Hope is not a plan,” April 19 at Elliot River’s Edge

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MANCHESTER, NH – A public free screening and discussion of the PBS FRONTLINE documentary, “Being Mortal,” will be held April 19, 2017 at the Elliot at River’s Edge Conference Center.

The documentary is based on the bestselling book by Dr. Atul Gawande, and explores the hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness and their relationships with the doctors, nurses and family members who care for them.

Be part of a national conversation taking place in our community that asks the question, “Have you and your family had these important conversations and planned ahead?”

Check in and light dinner begins at 4:30 p.m. Program starts at 5 p.m.

Seating is limited. Please call 603-663-4567 or email or to register This program is free, but donations accepted on behalf of the cancer center through the Mary & John Elliot Charitable Foundation.

The program has been approved for CME and CNE: Elliot Hospital Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development is an Approved Provider of continuing nursing education by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited Approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


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