Calvary and Circle of Hope Co-sponsor talk in Brooklyn
Calvary and Circle of Hope Co-sponsor talk in Brooklyn

 

CALVARY HOSPITAL TO PARTICIPATE AT

UPCOMING EVENT IN DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN:

“Making Clear Choices When Faced with End of Life Issues”

 

BRONX, NEW YORK, September 21, 2009 – Representatives from Calvary Hospital – the nation’s only fully accredited acute care specialty hospital devoted exclusively to providing palliative care to adult advanced cancer patients, will participate in a presentation on: “Making clear choices when faced with end of life issues.”

 

Date:   Monday, October 5, 2009

Time:   7:00 to 9:00 pm

Place:   St. Mary Star of the Sea Parish Hall

 467 Court Street

 Brooklyn, N.Y. 11231 (Use Luquer Street entrance)

 

Speakers:

Nancy D’Agostino, RN, MSN, Vice President, Community Patient Services, Calvary@Home

         "How Calvary can help you care for loved ones at home"

 Patricia Caffrey, RN, MSN, Satellite Administrator, Calvary Hospital,

          The Brooklyn Campus at Lutheran Medical Center

         "What Calvary’s Brooklyn Satellite can offer you"

 

 

There is no charge for this event, which is open to the community. All are welcome

 

The event is being sponsored by Circle of Hope Cancer Foundation, a non-profit organization formed in 1996 to making life better for individuals with cancer, and their significant others, family members and friends. Its mission is “Families Helping Families.” 

Calvary Hospital is Circle of Hope’s sole beneficiary of their fundraising efforts, which includes various fundraising events held annually, as well as corporate and private donations. 

 

Calvary Hospital (www.calvaryhospital.org) is the nation’s only fully accredited acute care specialty hospital devoted exclusively to providing palliative care to adult advanced cancer patients. A 225-bed facility with locations in the Bronx and Brooklyn, Calvary is the model for the relief of cancer pain and symptoms for more than a century. More than 5,500 patients are cared for annually by Calvary’s inpatient, outpatient, home care, home hospice, nursing home hospice, and wound care services.

 

 

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