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San Diego Hospice Hosts Events in Honor of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month in November

In honor of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month in November, San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine will hosts a variety of events to help raise awareness about important healthcare resources.


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In honor of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month in November, San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine will hosts a variety of events to help raise awareness about important healthcare resources.

Free Community Workshop: A Roadmap to Health Care Decision Making
Saturday, November 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

Family members, caregivers and anyone in the community impacted by chronic or serious illness are encouraged to attend and learn how to ensure that your healthcare wishes are met, especially when you are unable to advocate for yourself. Medical and Legal Experts will discuss

  • Advance Directives
  • Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare
  • Getting your legal affairs in order
  • Q&A Panel with Presenters

Registration is required for this free workshop; seating is limited. Register today via email to info@sdhospice.org or call 619-278-6141 and include your name, contact
number, and the number of people in your party.

Free Tours of California’s only specially-licensed Hospice-Hospital
San Diego Hospice Inpatient Care Center

The public is invited to tour San Diego Hospice’s world-renowned Inpatient Care Center on the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, November 8, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.
  • Friday, November 9, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 10, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Tours begin every 30 minutes. For more information regarding tours of the Inpatient Care Center, call Sherry Taylor-Englund at 619-278-6297 or Brenda Field at 619-278-6403.

About San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine
San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine is the county’s first and largest community-owned, not-for-profit hospice program, bringing compassionate, expert medical care to more than 1,000 seriously ill adults and children each day throughout San Diego County since 1977. Care is provided by a team of specially-trained health care professionals and conducted in a patient’s home or wherever a patient calls “home” in San Diego County. For more information, visit www.sdhospice.org or call toll-free 866-688-1600. Join our online communities on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube and The Caregiver’s Corner blog.



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