Hudson Valley Hospice will be presenting the award winning documentary, “Consider the Conversation” at Vassar Brothers Medical Center. Hudson Valley Hospice is a local not-for-profit agency which provides compassionate care and family support to individuals in Dutchess and Ulster Counties who are faced with a life limiting illness. The film, which discusses important end-of-life decisions and issues, will be shown on April 10, 2014 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm in the Joseph Tower Auditorium at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, 45 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie. There is no charge to attend however reservations are suggested as seating is limited. For more information or to reserve a seat, please contact Sharon DiCarlo, Business and Community Relations at Hudson Valley Hospice, 845-473-2273, extension 1118.
When a patient reaches the end stages of an illness or disease, hospice offers palliative care to help control pain and reduce anxiety. We improve quality of life and time spent with loved ones.
Emotional and Spiritual Support
Hospice care provides emotional and spiritual support to patients and families, including grief and bereavement resources. You and your loved ones don’t have to face these challenges alone.
Medical Care Management
Hospice manages medical care, in-home visits from care providers, acquiring medical supplies, and end-of-life planning.
Respect for the Patient and Family Wishes
Hospice strives to provide the highest quality end-of-life care so that our patients may live with comfort and dignity. Every family is on a different journey, and we acknowledge and respect your decisions and plans. Our goal is to make this difficult time as easy as possible.
We improve quality of life by relieving patients and their loved ones of much of the stress that comes with providing end-of-life care. Families can focus on being together and sharing memories.
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