“The Nurse with the Purple Hair”: A Courageous Conversation about End-of-Life Care

View and Discuss the Documentary

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"Nurse with the Purple Hair" features Hospice Nurse Michelle Lasota

Hospice of the Chesapeake will offer three opportunities to view and discuss the documentary, “The Nurse with the Purple Hair,” at the Annapolis Regional Library, 1410 West Street.

“The Nurse with the Purple Hair” is a warm and inspiring documentary about end-of-life care featuring hospice nurse Michelle Lasota. Directed by world-renowned filmmaker Sean Cunningham, the film honors hospice professionals and the mind-body-spirit services they provide. Attendees can enjoy free snacks while they watch the 49-minute film and then discuss it with Hospice of the Chesapeake clinical professionals. Choose from one of three sessions: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 11 or Oct. 12; or 10 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 29.

Sponsored by the John & Cathy Belcher Institute for Complex Illness Care at Hospice of the Chesapeake and facilitated by healthcare professionals, the discussions are part of Courageous Conversations, the nonprofit’s efforts to encourage a national dialogue about an inescapable reality of life — death.

If you have questions about the discussion, contact Lynne Davidson at 443-837-1527 or ldavidson@hospicechesapeake.org. For a trailer and other details about the film, visit https://www.thenursewiththepurplehair.com.

Caring for life throughout the journey with illness and loss is the mission of Hospice of the Chesapeake. For more information, please visit www.hospicechesapeake.org.