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Everything You Need to Know About Palliative Care

  • Peninsula Temple Beth El 1700 Alameda de las Pulgas San Mateo, CA, 94403 United States (map)

What is palliative care? 
Who does it serve? 
How is it accessed? 
How is it different from hospice or end-of-life care?
What are the benefits of receiving palliative care?

This informative panel discussion, featuring experts in Palliative and End-of-life Care, will explore the questions that people living with serious illness face when hoping to maintain quality of life, or when starting to prepare for the end of life. This program is open to all community members, Healthcare professionals, students in healthcare related fields and those looking to learn more about Palliative Care.

PANELISTS:

Dr. Gary Pasternak, Medical Director, Mission Hospice & Home Care
Martha Kay (MK) Nelson, Director of Spiritual Care, Mission Hospice & Home Care
Redwing Keyssar, RN, Director of Palliative Care, JFCS’ Seniors At Home
Gwen Harris, MA, FT, Geriatric Care Manager, JFCS’ Seniors At Home

Program is free of charge. Light refreshments will be provided.

Sponsored by PTBE in partnership with Seniors at Home and Mission Hospice & Home Care