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Hospice care and comfort topic at library

Information on providing end-of-life comfort through Hospice and Palliative Care for terminally ill patients will be discussed Monday, July 10, 12:15 to 2 p.m. at the William K. Sanford Colonie Town Library, 629 Albany Shaker Road, Albany. 

Beth Mahar, director of operations for the Hospice and Palliative Care Association of NY State,  will lead the discussion and explain the differences and roles in the services. Provider services, legal restrictions/requirements, qualifying conditions, and the role of hospice and palliative services in end-of-life care will be explored in an interactive format. Panelists will share experiences, perspectives, and insights into this important component of the care spectrum for terminally ill patients.

The program,   Part Two of the Legal Options at End of Life series,  is free and open to the public. For information, visit http://www.deathwithdignityalbany.org/meetings-events/.

Gloria Mazure

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