For Meeting Planners

Would you like to bring a hopeful message to your meeting?

Whether you’re planning an event for family caregivers, health care professionals or members of a service organization, we’re here to help. Participants leave Dr. Rackner’s presentations with concrete ideas about what to say and do to get measurable results.

Dr. Rackner guarantees an optimistic content-rich presentation sure to educate, entertain, enlighten and empower.

The Connection Prescription: 7 Simple Steps for responding to Loved Ones in Pain

Family caregivers take away seven simple steps to comfort loved ones in pain.

Pain Staking Truths: How to Plug into Patients in Pain without Shorting Out

Your participants will leave with tools to respond most effectively to a person in physical, emotional or spiritual pain by making faster and stronger connections.  

Health Lessons I Learned the Hard Way: A Surgeon’s Story of Personal and Professional Transformation

Your audience members will hear one person’s story of transformation from despair to hope, and offer a concrete step-by-step plan for hanging onto hopes and dreams when life does not unfold as expected. 

They Used to Call ‘Em Doctors’ Orders: How to Persuade Patients to Get On Board with the Plan.

This presentation uncovers the forces that drive non-compliance and then offers some simple, common-sense strategies to help patients make better choices. 

Caregiving without Regrets: How to Care for Aging Parents with an Open Heart.

Learn how to graciously transfer family leadership from parents to adult children.  Get concrete ideas to help parents “live and die on their own terms.”  

Memorable Joy: How to Bring More Joy to Loved Ones with Memory Problems

It’s easy to focus on the losses when a loved one has dementia.  Learn how to bring more joy into their loves!  

Modern Medical Manners:  How to Talk About Personal Topics without Dying of Embarrassment

Some topics are hard to talk about.  I call them the 5P’s: peeing, poooping, procreating, primping and paying.  Learn to graciously conduct challenging conversations. 

These talks offer practical systems solutions, and use real stories to illustrate how the ideas can be put into action today.  You can expect a content-rich experience that empowers, entertains, and educates.