March 24, 2010 Living with Grief “Cancer and End-of-Life Care” (Four teleconference sites in Hawai‘i)

Four Registed Teleconference Sites in the State of Hawai‘i (see below)

The Hospice Foundation of America announces the 17th annual National Bereavement Teleconference! "Cancer and End-of-Life Care" that will be broadcast Wednesday, March 24,  from 7:30am-10:00am (1:30p-4p ET.)  More details at the HFA website please click here.

The 2010 teleconference will address care options related to  cancer diagnoses as well as loss and grief reactions for patients, families and professional caregivers. The teleconference will also examine psychosocial aspects of cancer, pain management, and ethical issues related to the disease. The teleconference will be broadcast live-via-webcast and satellite.

Yvette Colón, PhD, MSW, Director of Education & Support at American Pain Foundation
Malene Davis, MBA, CHPN, President & CEO at Capital Hospice
Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv, Professor of Gerontology at The College of New Rochelle and Senior Consultant to HFA
Richard Payne, MD, Director of the Duke Institute on Care at the End of Life
Sherry R Schachter, PhD, FT, Director Bereavement Services at Calvary Hospital/Hospice
Brad Stuart, MD, Medical Director at Sutter VNA & Hospice.

To participate at this event, there are four HFA teleconference registered sites in Hawai‘i.  Please chose the location nearest to you:

Kauai Hospice, 4457 Pahee Street, Lihue, HI 96766

Hospice of Hilo, University of Hawai‘i – 200 W. Kawili Street, Hilo , HI 96720

Hospice Maui, 400 Mahalani St, Wailuku, HI 96793

Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Aging, Spark Matsunaga VA Medical Center, 459 Patterson Rd., Honolulu, HI 96819  Click here for a publicity flyer

For more infomation and contact information for each site please click here