HOSPICE, PALLIATIVE AND ALZHEIMER’S CARE FOR ALL

Guests: Anna Schaub, Palliative Care and Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer and Care Practitioner and Marcia Whittington, Chief Development Officer, Agrace Hospice and Palliative Care – plus Carol Hutchinson, Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, UW-Madison

People with a life expectancy of six months or less are looking to hospice for comfort and compassionate care for themselves and their loved ones.  Those with chronic conditions are finding palliative care provides them with treatment choices that help them live the highest quality of life.  On this program, Anna Schaub and Marcia Whittington, describe the difference between hospice and palliative care more fully which now extends to the growing number of people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias.  Learn more, also, about Agrace’s Care for All Campaign which will assure no one is ever turned away from receiving care due to lack of financial resources.

Agrace’s annual BUTTERFLY GALA is Saturday, November 7, at The Edgewater.  For ticket information, go to agrace.org.

Carol Hutchinson gives details of their upcoming free November Lecture, LIVING WELL WITH DEMENTIA, Wednesday, November 4, at the Middleton Performing Arts Center.  The Resource Fair begins at 5:00 p.m.  Speaker presentations begin at 6:00 p.m.  For more information, go to adrc.wisc.edu or call 608-265-0407.