Hospice Maui Presents Alzheimer’s & Dementia Program

October 20, 2015, 8:50 AM HST · Updated October 20, 8:50 AM
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Hospice Maui. Photo credit: County of Maui.

Hospice Maui. Photo credit: County of Maui.

Hospice Maui invites the public to the upcoming Hospice Foundation of America’s 2015 Annual Living With Grief Program on Thursday, Nov. 5, from 8 to 11 a.m. in UH Maui College’s Kaike Building, Rm. 105BCD.

Hospice Foundation of America’s 22nd annual Living With Grief Program will present “The Longest Loss: Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia,” a free, nationally distributed webinar and teleconference moderated by Frank Sesno, director of the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University.

The program will explore the ways that therapists, healthcare workers, hospices, educators, social workers, counselors, clergy, funeral directors and other professionals can assist patients and families as they cope with loss and grief associated with these progressive illnesses.

Panel experts include Kenneth J. Doka. PhD. MDiv; Charles Corr, PhD; Nancy Pearce, LISW.CP; Peter Rabins, MD, MPH; and Kathie Supiano, PhD, LCSW,FT, F-GSA.

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An optional 30-minute panel discussion after the webinar.

Complimentary refreshments and an HFA companion book will be offered to attendees.

Three hours of continuing education credits are available for a wide range of professions. CE’s are obtained for $15 online with Hospice Foundation of America’s quick, easy certification, after participating in this program.

Park in the lot across from the Maui Arts & Cultural Center, which can be accessed from Wahine Pi‘o Avenue.

For more information, call 244-5555. Register by Thursday, Oct. 22, to ensure availability of seating and materials.

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