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Hospice Care to Hold Spring Memorial Ceremony | May 2
Tuesday, May 2, 6 p.m.
Warwick Country Club, Warwick, RI

Warwick, RI…The VNA of Care New England Hospice Care Program will hold its annual spring hospice memorial at the Warwick Country Club, 394 Narragansett Bay Avenue, Warwick, RI 02889, at 6 p.m. on Tuesday May 2, 2017. This celebration of life will include candlelight, music, and a sharing of memories through photographs and remembrances for individuals who have lost loved ones.

“We look forward to once again gathering with members of our community gather for this wonderful, warm and caring tribute to lost loved ones,” said Kathleen Peirce, vice president of clinical operations, executive director, chief nursing officer, VNA of Care New England. “The VNA of Care New England is dedicated to the care and comfort of our patients and their families and this event is a rewarding and meaningful way for us to help further capture the memory and spirit of these very special people.”

Photos of a loved one(s) are encouraged to be submitted for the evening’s slideshow. Including a photograph of a loved one in the slide show is welcomed if you are unable to attend the event. Please submit photos, along with the name of the individual(s) pictured, in any of the following ways:

  • Electronically to Kiel Mitchell at KWMitchell@vnacarenewengland.org.
  • Mailed to the VNA office at 51 Health Lane, Warwick, RI 02886.
  • Dropped off at the VNA office, prior to April 21.

Hard copy photos will be returned after the remembrance. Please RSVP by April 21, by calling 401-737-6050 or by emailing KWMitchell@vnacarenewengland.org. Music will be provided by the Ocean State Women’s Choir. Refreshments will be served following the service.

Hospice Care at VNA of Care New England includes an expert team of nurses, nurse practitioners, home health aides, social workers, chaplains, physicians, pharmacists and volunteers. Hospice is the most appropriate treatment option when an individual has made the decision to discontinue medical treatment and when expert symptom management that may include physical, emotional and spiritual support becomes the goal for someone with a life-limiting condition. Care can be provided wherever the patient currently resides whether it be at home, a nursing home, assisted living, or a residential care facility. The care provided focuses not only on the patient but their family as well.

Part of Care New England Health System, VNA of Care New England is a non-profit, Medicare and Medicaid certified visiting nurse, home health care and hospice agency, accredited by the Joint Commission. Since 1908, the VNA of Care New England has been a trusted community resource, providing Rhode Islanders with quality health care in their homes. Serving adults and the elderly, the VNA offers a comprehensive line of cardiac, pulmonary, rehabilitative, palliative care and hospice. Employees include registered nurses, nurse practitioners, physical, occupational and speech therapists, social workers, home health aides, nutritionists, respiratory therapist, medical director, and chaplains. VNA of Care New England affiliate, HealthTouch, Inc., is a private pay, home care agency, dedicated to helping individuals to remain living safely and independently in their homes. To learn more or inquire about receiving home health care services, please contact VNA of Care New England's Intake Department at 401-737-6050 or toll-free at 1-800-348-6417.

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Contact Information:

Amy Blustein, Care New England Marketing Communications
(401) 681-2822
ABlustein@CareNE.org

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