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Free Forum: Hospice in Our Community

October 1, 2018

 Community Panel Discusses Hospice in Our Community
Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 6:30pm

WHAT: Hospice in Our Community: The Real Story is a free community discussion to answer questions about hospice and palliative care. You’ll hear from families living under hospice care and local providers.

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 6:30pm

Green Mountain Technology & Career Center, Rt. 15 in Hyde Park

Morrisville, VT: When you are faced with the possibility of hospice care, not only are you faced with life’s limitations and end, but also a lot of stressful questions. Whether you are a caregiver, loved one or patient, hospice care focuses on the quality of life rather than its length. Join Copley Hospital and Lamoille Home Health & Hospice Wednesday, October 10 at 6:30pm for a free community discussion about “Hospice in Our Community.” The community forum will be held at the Green Mountain Technology and Career Center.

Jonna Goulding, MD, Director of Palliative and Spiritual Care at Central Vermont Medical Center, will speak along with a panel of local providers, hospice volunteers and community members sharing their thoughts on their roles and experiences with hospice care. Speakers include:
Dawn Lefevre, RN, Hospice Nurse, Lamoille Home Health & Hospice
Phil Kiely, MD, Hospice & Palliative Medicine Specialist
Jennie Mathisen, Hospice Volunteer
Alden Launer, Chaplain, Copley Hospital
Laura Labow, NP, Oncology & Infusion, Copley Hospital

This is a forum designed to help guide, inform and support patients as well as their families regarding hospice care options.