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Program Focuses On Living Well With A Serious Illness
Hospice Ed

Join Dr. Steven Pantilat on Thursday, April 4 as he shares about the importance of palliative care and how to live well with a serious illness.

This event is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Community Hospice Haig and Isabel Berberian Patient Services Center, 4368 Spyres Way, Modesto. It is designed to educate community residents and healthcare professionals on end-of-life issues. Continuing education units are available for RN/LVN/CNA/HHA/SW. Lecture will be the primary teaching technique.

Dr. Pantilat is a palliative care physician and a hospitalist, and is an internationally recognized expert in both hospital medicine and Palliative Care. He is the author of Life After the Diagnosis, Expert Advice on Living Well with Serious Illness for Patients and Caregivers.

The April 4 event is limited to the first 140 participants so early registration is encouraged. To register, visit or call 209-578-6300. Cost is $45 per participant. Event fees include dinner and CEU units. Payment in full is due when the registration form is submitted.

Community Hospice is the largest and oldest nonprofit hospice agency in the Central Valley. For the past 40 years, Community Hospice has cared for thousands of friends and neighbors offering compassionate and quality care, education and support to terminally ill patients and families, regardless of ability to pay. Care extends to over 2000 patients each year in private homes, skilled nursing facilities, retirement communities and at the 16-bed inpatient Community Hospice Alexander Cohen Hospice House. Community Hospice also provides grief support services to anyone in the community. For additional information regarding Community Hospice programs and services, visit or call 209-578-6300.