Wednesday, July 26, 2023 · 6:00 p.m.
Pacific Time (US & Canada) (GMT -7:00)
About this Webinar
Join us for an engaging and informative webinar on the topic of using cannabis for end-of-life treatment, featuring the renowned experts Dave and Chela Coennen from the Cannabis Helps Dementia podcast and authors of ‘CBD for Seniors: 12 Things to Know When Trying CBD or Medical Cannabis to Ease Symptoms of Aging and Improve Brain Health.”
This webinar aims to shed light on the potential benefits of cannabis in enhancing the quality of life for individuals nearing the end of their journey.
Dave and Chela Coennen have dedicated themselves to researching and advocating for the use of cannabis in the context of dementia and end of life care as a result of caring for her mother who lived with Alzheimer’s for nearly a decade and her father whom is living with dementia and benefitting from their experience.
Drawing on their extensive knowledge, they will delve into the specific ways cannabis can provide relief and support for individuals navigating end-of-life stages, as well as their caregivers and loved ones.
Throughout the webinar, Dave and Chela will share real-life stories, research findings, answer viewer questions, and provide practical insights that highlight the potential of cannabis in enhancing the well-being and quality of life for individuals nearing the end of life
Whether you are a healthcare professional, caregiver, patient, or simply interested in exploring the potential benefits of cannabis in end-of-life care, this webinar promises to be an invaluable resource for understanding the role of cannabis as a supportive tool during this delicate phase of life.
Don't miss this opportunity to learn from Dave and Chela, whose expertise and passion for cannabis advocacy have touched the lives of countless individuals and families facing end-of-life challenges. Register now to secure your spot in this enlightening webinar.
Understanding the therapeutic properties of cannabis: Gain insights into the various compounds found in cannabis, such as THC and CBD, and how they interact with the body's endocannabinoid system to alleviate symptoms associated with end-of-life conditions.
Managing pain and discomfort: Explore the potential of cannabis in managing pain, reducing inflammation, and alleviating other physical symptoms commonly experienced during end-of-life care.
Enhancing emotional well-being: Learn how cannabis may help address anxiety, depression, and emotional distress, allowing individuals to find comfort, peace, and improved overall emotional well-being.
Practical application and administration methods: Discover different consumption methods, dosage considerations, and safety guidelines for using cannabis effectively and responsibly in an end-of-life care setting.
Know your Rights: California’s Ryan's Law guarantees cannabis access to people with hospice care in hospitals, nursing homes and VA facilities. Moving through the process now, SB 302 aims to expand that to all people 65+ with a chronic condition - call and write your electeds including the Governor.
CBD & cannabis in Assisted Living: how to find and navigate the application of cannabis in assisted living.
Talking with your provider: Helpful tips on talking to your healthcare provider.
Addressing caregiver support: Recognize the potential benefits of cannabis for caregivers, who often experience stress, burnout, and emotional strain. Explore how cannabis can offer respite and support for those providing end-of-life care.
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Chela and Dave Coennen
Hosts of the Cannabis Helps Dementia Podcast
As family caregivers turned advocates who were so inspired by her mother’s decade long journey through Alzheimer’s dementia, Chela and Dave Coennen launched Cannabis Helps Dementia podcast, started CannaGuides/Coach Chela Consulting and wrote a script loosely based on their experience called Last Resort, an Alzheimer’s Pot Dramedy. Their book, “CBD for Seniors - 12 Things to Know When Trying CBD or Medicinal Cannabis to Ease Symptoms of Aging and Improve Brain Health'' is available on Amazon.
After more than twenty-five years working in film and television in Hollywood, it’s now their mission to improve the lives of older people experiencing debilitating illness through CBD & medical cannabis education.
You can find them at CoachChela.com or on the socials @CoachChelaConsulting