VERO BEACH, Fla. – (April 14, 2005) – VNA Hospice will host the Hospice Foundation of America’s 12th annual teleconference, “Living with Grief: Ethical Dilemmas at the End of Life,” on Wednesday, April 20, 1:30 p.m. at the Indian River Community College Richardson Center.
Cokie Roberts of ABC News and NPR will moderate the teleconference, which will feature a panel of ethicists, educators, gerontologists and hospice experts who will discuss disclosure and communication, advance care planning and artificial nutrition and hydration. The panel will also explore policy implications regarding end-of-life decision making, as well as the connotations it has on grief and mourning. The program will offer advice to those facing the difficult circumstances that surround caring for someone who is dying.
The teleconference is free and open to the public. Living will forms will be available to attendees. CEU credits are available for a wide range of professionals. For more information or to reserve a spot, call Carolyn Amaral at (772) 978-5558. For more information about VNA Hospice services, visit www.vnatc.com or call (772) 567-5551.