Talking about death and dying is considered taboo in polite company, and even in the medical field. Our ideas about dying are confusing at best: Will our memories flash before our eyes? Regrets consume our thoughts? Does a bright light appear at the end of a tunnel? For most people, it will be a slower process, one eased with preparedness, good humor, and a bit of faith. At the forefront of changing attitudes around palliative care is hospice nurse Hadley Vlahos (@nursehadley on TikTok and @nurse.hadley on Instagram), author of The In-Between, who shows that end-of-life care can teach us just as much about how to live as it does about how we die.

Join Vlahos and Laura Lynne Jackson on June 12 at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom for a conversation and celebration just ahead of publication day (June 13)! Vlahos will share her journey to hospice nursing, as well as the most impactful experiences she’s had with the people she’s worked with—from the woman who never once questioned her faith until she was close to death, to the older man seeing visions of his late daughter, to the young patient who laments that she spent too much of her short life worrying about what others thought of her.

The In-Between is a heartrending memoir, written with profound insight, humility, and respect, that shows how caring for others can transform a life. It also offers wisdom and comfort for those dealing with loss and provides inspiration for how to live now.

To register for this event, pre-order The In-Between from the retailer of your choice, and submit your proof of purchase when registering. Signed copies are available while supplies last at Garden District Book Shop in New Orleans.

We can’t wait for you to join us for this heart-opening conversation.

Event Details

June 12, 2023 • 7:00 pm ET

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