Next Sunday's Service

4/30/17 Dr. Stephen Kerner and Donna Becker – Palliative Care

Dr. Stephen Kerner and Donna Becker, Medical Social Worker, will be speaking about the Palliative Care program in Florence. Starting a Palliative Care program in Florence has been a dream of Dr. Kerner’s for many years. The program has had a number of successes thus far, even though the program is just beginning. The program has the potential to serve many medically frail people in the Florence community.

The ultimate goal of the Peace Harbor Palliative Care program is to enhance comfort and to improve the quality of life for people who have a life-limiting illness. This presentation will include information about why Palliative Care is so important in our society and in this community. Specifics about the Peace Harbor Palliative Care program will be reviewed including the objectives and goals, the patients served, the services provided, and the program’s successes and challenges.

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