Fairfield County Hospice House

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April 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: Curtis Gallery

Join us as leaders from the Fairfield County Hospice House speak about the first house dedicated to hospice care in the state of Connecticut, scheduled to open in 2017. The house will be a place where people can spend their final days surrounded by family and friends in a home environment. Speakers will also answer general questions about hospice and end of life care.

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Julia Portale, is the Executive Director for the Fairfield County Hospice House. In her current role she is responsible for working with the board of directors to design, build, and begin operations of the first hospice house in Connecticut. Julia is passionate about supporting older adults and their families as they make important decisions about their lives and lifestyles.

Sharon Bradley has been President and CEO of Visiting Nurse & Hospice, Inc. since 1999. Under her leadership the Agency initiated and expanded a home telehealth program, established formal partnerships with a number of local and regional healthcare providers, and expanded the agency’s home care and hospice programs to serve hundreds more individuals and families throughout Fairfield County.

Details

Date:
April 4
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Adult Programs
Phone:
203-594-5003
Email:
newsletter@newcanaanlibrary.org

Venue

Curtis Gallery
151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Phone:
2035945003