EMHC to host "Discussions in Chronic Illness and End of Life Care"
For immediate release, April 1, 2012
Kyle Bauer, Public Relations Manager, 630-993-5702
ELMHURST – Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare invites you to attend a free presentation and panel discussion about an important, yet sometimes difficult topic to discuss. During Discussions in Chronic Illness and End of Life Care, our experts will talk about the difference between Palliative and Hospice care and touch on such issues as: managing the symptoms of chronic illness and at end of life, the dying process, nutrition, advance directives, spiritual needs of the dying and more.
This seminar will be held on April 17 at the Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Main Campus in the Maple Room. Registration begins at 6 p.m. and event goes from 6:30-8:30 p.m.. Refreshments will be provided.
This seminar is free, but advance registration is required. Please Call CareMatch at (331) 221-2273 to reserve your spot.
The featured speakers for this free seminar include:
- Amaryllis Gil, M.D., Oncologist, Hospice Medical Director
- Mary Belville, RN, Oncology & Palliative Care Nurse
Don Dahlheimer, M.Div., Manager of Spiritual Care
Additional panel members include Dee Clark, Hospice Chaplain, and Kathy Rossi, Social Worker.