Presented by Maggie Moore RN, APRN, MSN, Oncology Nurse Practitioner, Mt. Ascutney Hospital
Wednesday, June 21, 2017, from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Most people have heard of Hospice Care before but Palliative Care may as well be a foreign word. Palliative Care is care that focuses on making someone’s life better by treating symptoms of terminal, chronic, or long-lasting disease or illness.
Join us at our assisted living center for an engaging conversation where you will learn:
- What is Palliative Care?
- How Palliative Care Differs from Hospice Care
- When and where Palliative Care is given
- Who provides Palliative Care
- How do I get Palliative Care
- The Goals of Palliative Care
- Managing Symptoms and Side Effects
- Helping with Practical Concerns
- Addressing Spiritual Question or Concerns
- Providing support to family, friends, and caregivers
- Introduction to Ethical Wills
Maggie Moore is a Certified Advance Practice Nurse From Mount Ascutney Hospital who currently runs the Oncology/Palliative Care service, providing chemotherapy for patients in active care and consultations for inpatient and outpatient for palliative care. She previously worked at Dartmouth in the Cancer Center and taught nursing.
Refreshments will be served. Admission is FREE.
WHEN AND WHERE: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 10:00 am at the Village
Space is Limited – RSVP required.