Quality of life has always been important to Celeste Castillo-Lee. A series of health issues has made her life very challenging. Celeste shares with the utmost courage why she chose Hospice and how she is preparing for end of life. Her wisdom, strength and attitude is one for the textbooks. One of her goals in life is to empower and educate her peers as she describes how she came to this choice. This interview is moving, emotional, reminds us how precious life is and not to waste one moment on things that don’t matter.
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Update: RSN is deeply saddened by of the passing of Celeste Castillo Lee on Thursday, February 9, 2017. She struggled most of her life with kidney disease and was on dialysis for 30 years. Our deepest sympathies to her family, friends and all that knew and loved her.
Celeste contributed greatly as an advocacy for the kidney community and patient engagement Her commitment and compassion impacted hundreds of thousands of patients and see will be missed.
Read our collection of Celeste Castillo Lee’s contributions to Renal Support Network and the Kidney Community.
Hosted By Lori Hartwell
Lori Hartwell is the Founder & President of Renal Support Network (RSN) and the host of KidneyTalk®, a radio podcast show. Lori was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of two. In 1993 she founded RSN to instill “health, happiness and hope” into the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease. Lori is also the author of the inspirational bookChronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness and is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.
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