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Hospice launches book discussion group

BRATTLEBORO—On four Mondays — Nov. 23 and 30, and Dec. 7 and 14 — from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Brattleboro Area Hospice (BAH) will host a book discussion group based on Sallie Tisdale’s book Advice for Future Corpses (And Those Who Love Them): A Practical Perspective on Death and Dying.

The free event will take place via Zoom and is open to Windham County residents.

As described in promotions by publisher Simon and Schuster, Tisdale offers a “lyrical, thought-provoking, yet practical, perspective on death and dying informed by her many years working as a nurse.” The author, with more than a decade spent in palliative care settings, “provides a frank, direct, and compassionate meditation on the inevitable.”

Space is limited. For more information, or to register, contact Patty Dunn, Hospice program coordinator, at 802-257-0775, ext. 102, or email

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Originally published in The Commons issue #588 (Wednesday, November 18, 2020). This story appeared on page B2.

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