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Patricia K. Batta Author- COZY MYSTERIES


by Patricia K. Batta





Mysteries by Patricia K. Batta are available in paperback and on Kindle.

To read excerpts and to purchase the Marge Christensen Series, visit Amazon.com or lillimarpublishing.com

Patricia Batta is available for readings, book signings, and interviews.  Contact her by Email: patnar.batta@prodigy.net


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PASSAGES- Support and Education in End of Life Issues


Support and Education in End of Life Issues

helping you face your fears… and find your way

It’s OK to ask.

It’s important to talk about it.

Whether newly diagnosed with life-threatening illness, facing advancing illness or age, people think about dying.

Thought about dying can bring fear, often the result of misconceptions, misinformation or simply the lack of information.

We can help.

Whether for yourself or someone you care about, we can help replace fears with knowledge, preparation and a feeling of compassionate support.

We can help you start those difficult conversations with family, friends and your healthcare team.

We can help you ask the right questions to find the answers you need on which to base your healthcare decisions.

You are not alone.

We can help guide you through the maze.

Facing the Fears.

. Not having your wishes honored

. The dying process

. Not being able to talk openly with your love ones

. Being a burden

. Pain and suffering

. The unknown

. Making an uninformed decision you may regret

Finding your way

. Understand your rights and responsibilities

. Communicate more effectively with your physician and your loved ones

. Understand medical terminology

. Undertand the benefits and burdens of treatment options

. Make sure your wishes are known

. Identify and access community resources

We DO NOT offer medical advice or make treatment recommendations.

We DO arm you with information, compassionate guidance and education, and support you as you navigate the maze of healthcare.

It is not just your right to know…it is your responsibility

How Passages can help you:

Individual & Family Consultation
With the Compassionate Guidance Program, we meet you in the comfort of your own home or facility. The 90 minute session allows for time to examine the issues and provide the support and tools you need to understand your choices and take the next steps.

Community Classes
We offer a number of free talks on a variety of end of life issues such as decision-making, caregiving, quality of life, dying process, communication and more.

Please visit our website to see current offereings: http://www.passageseducation.org

Contact Us.

For information or to schedule a consultation or presentation, Email: info@passageseducation.org

Visit our website: http://www.passageseducation.org

Our Mission

Passages offer compassionate guidance in end of life issues through education, support and research.

Our Beliefs

We believe that dying is a natural part of the life cycle and should be talked about and prepared for with the same respectful attention, knowledge and caring as other significant rites of passage.

We believe that each person approaches dying differently and we respect the beliefs, values and traditions of each person involved.

We believe that support and education must be available to everyon who seeks it, regardless of ability to pay.

Our Vision

In partnership with our community, Passages will inform and empower individuals, families and healthcare professionals to better talk about and prepare for death and dying.

Passages is a U.S. registered 501c3 non-profit; contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

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James F. Weinsier Author- WHERE DO WE GO? A Child-friendly about Death


      By James F. Weinsier

      The award-winning book, Where Do We Go?, delicately explores the theme of death in a comforting, child-friendly fashion with reassuring, thought-provoking text and cheerful illustrations. Its non-secular approach compatibly blends with any religious, spiritual or nondenominational framework, opening a pathway for a discussion about the hereafter. Weinsier conceived the book after his tragic loss of three immediate family members over a nine-month period. As he lovingly responded to his young grandchildren’s questions about their loved ones’ fates, the book naturally evolved, becoming an invaluable tool for parents, caregivers and other adults challenged with talking about death with little ones.

Publisher: Wondrous Publications L.L.C.
Fernandina Beach, Florida Price: $12.95 U.S.
Softbound / Nonfiction Size: 9.3″ by 9.01″ / 44 pages ISBN: 978-0-61523-805-0 Pub Date: 2008 Website: www.WondrousBooksOnline.com

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