In this class, you are asked to reflect upon what has made your life truly worth living in the past, in the present, and what is essential to you as you approach the completion of your life. We utilize the Conversation Starter Guide found at The Conversation Project, founded by Pulitzer Prize winner Ellen Goodman, has a simple and transformative goal: to ensure every person’s end-of-life care wishes are expressed and respected.

Charles Eaton earned his PhD in Psychology studying under Viktor Frankl. He wrote his dissertation on “The Diagnosis and Therapy of Persons Suffering Loss of Meaning and Purpose in Life.” He has most recently served as psychologist and chaplain for a palliative-care/hospice team.