Franciscan Health offering free movie screening on struggles families face when loved one is suffering from terminal illness

Colorado Rep. Joann Ginal, right, D-Fort Collins, hugs Carol Stork of Delta, Colo., after her testimony about the death of her terminally-ill husband, Albert, on Jan. 2, during a Colorado legislative hearing on a bill proposal by Ginal that would give dying patients the option to seek help ending their lives Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, in Denver. Dozens of people with serious illnesses and others who have seen relatives suffer were on hand for the first public hearing on the measure, which would put Colorado among a handful of states currently considering laws to allow the terminally ill to get doctor-prescribed medication to die. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Colorado Rep. Joann Ginal, right, D-Fort Collins, hugs Carol Stork of Delta, Colo., after her testimony about the death of her terminally-ill husband, Albert, on Jan. 2, during a Colorado legislative hearing on a bill proposal by Ginal that would give dying patients the option to seek help ending their lives Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, in Denver. Dozens of people with serious illnesses and others who have seen relatives suffer were on hand for the first public hearing on the measure, which would put Colorado among a handful of states currently considering laws to allow the terminally ill to get doctor-prescribed medication to die. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Franciscan Health offering free movie screening Monday, which shows the struggle families face when a loved one is suffering from a terminal illness.

Franciscan Health and Indiana Coalition for Patient Safety will show the PBS film, Being Mortal.

The group said the movie will be followed by a discussion to talk about what matters to patients and families when they are facing a difficult treatment decision.

Monday’s screening will be at 5 p.m. at the Franciscan Health in Mooresville on Hadley Road just off of State Road 67.