Posted on March 15, 2010 by Tia Lalani

Dr. Wendy Duggleby offers techniques that help persons at the end of their lives, as well as their families and caregivers, to have hope. Room F104

The Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities invites you to "The Power of Hope", a free public lecture by Dr. Wendy Duggleby, Professor & Nursing Research Chair in Aging and Quality of Life in the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta.

What is the power of hope? What helps us have hope? How can we practice hope?
The purpose of this presentation is to discuss the findings of over 14 studies on hope. Dr. Duggleby will discuss her work, with excerpts from her research team’s award-winning video, “Living with Hope.” She will offer insights on some of the simple techniques uncovered by her research that can have helped persons at the end of life, their families and nurses have hope.

Dr. Wendy Duggleby is a Professor and Nursing Research Chair in Aging and Quality of Life in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Saskatchewan, her Masters in Nursing from the University of Alberta and her PhD in Nursing from the University of Texas. Wendy has been conducting nationally funded research with older adults and their family caregivers for 15 years and leads several multidisciplinary research teams. She has presented her research at international and national conferences
and has several publications in the area.

This event will take place on Tuesday, March 23 from 4-5pm in room F104.

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