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Community Education: Extremis

June 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for a short film documentary viewing of ‘Extremis’. This Academy Award nominated film follows doctors, families, and patients as they make end-of life decisions. Following the film screening, Dr. Jennifer Blechman (Palliative Care Specialist) and Stephen Kornfeld, MD (Oncologist) will discuss the importance of advance care planning, communicating your wishes for end-of-life care, and the value of palliative care.

 

This Community Education event offering takes place on Friday, June 16th from noon-1 at Partners In Care in Bend, doors will open at 11:30. This is a no cost community education event and all are welcome to attend.

 

A light lunch will be provided by Friends of Hospice and seating will be limited, please call 541-382-5882 to reserve your spot.

A follow-up event, Next Steps: Planning Now for Care at the End of Your Life, will be June 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm.

 

Details

Date:
June 16, 2017
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Partners In Care – Bend
2075 NE Wyatt Court
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Phone:
(541) 382-5882
Website:
www.partnersbend.org
Partners In Care continues to serve the needs of our patients and their family members while following all of the guidelines outlined by the Oregon Health Authority and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus. While it is a rapidly evolving situation, here are some things you should know about our response:
  • Our central phone number (541) 382-5882 continues to be answered 24/7.
  • We are still admitting new patients to both Home Health and Hospice.
  • Prior to every in-person visit, all patients receive a risk assessment for COVID-19.
  • Visitors to Hospice House are being carefully screened prior to visiting patients.
  • Our professional caregivers are exercising diligence in all aspects of caring for themselves and others.
  • Please consult the calendar on our website for program/meeting cancellations.