See PDF of Events prior to 2005 here.
See PDF of Events from January 2005-March 2006 here.
See PDF of Events from March 2006 - December 2006 here
Thursday, October 11
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
A conference for clergy addressing the needs of the terminally ill and their families
Diana Diaz-Serafin, RN, MS
Director of Patient Services
Jansen Hospice and Palliative Care
Christina Staudt, PhD
Westchester End-of-Life Coalition
Rabbi Pamela Wax
Spiritual Care Coordinator
Westchester Jewish Community Services
Location: Westchester Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing
10 Claremont Avenue Mt Vernon, NY 10550
Registration and Continental Breakfast 9:00 AM
Program begins at 9:30.
For information and reservation contact:
Nancy E. Piotrowski
914-699-1600, ext. 337
Attendance by reservation only
See PDF of Events April - October 16, 2007 here.
See PDF of Events October 23 - November 2007 here.
Friday, October 24, 2008
8:30 a.m. - 12 noon
VNSNY Hospice Office
1250 Broadway, 7th floor
(@ 32nd Street in Manhattan).
In observance of National Pastoral Care Week, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York Hospice Care will offer the 2nd annual “FROM PULPIT TO BEDSIDE: Practical Dying” Seminar for religious professionals and lay pastoral caregivers and other allied professionals.
Location: Slonim House, Sarah Lawrence College
An expert panel of people of different cultures and religions will discuss their traditions and beliefs regarding health care and customs at end-of-life; and will address how they are, or are not, respected in health care settings such as hospitals, hospices, clinics and nursing homes, and at their homes by social workers, aides, chaplains, nurses, doctors and others who have contact with patients and their families.
· Muslim perspective--Mahjabeen Hassan, MD, plastic surgeon, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, a founder of the American Muslim Women’s Association, Westchester
· Puerto Rican/Hispanic perspective--Lisette Francis, MSW, Social Worker at Bronx Lebanon Hospital with HIV patients and their families
· Haitian perspective--Manfred Jean Louis, Reverend, Haitian Yonkers Haitian Church of God
· Chinese/Asian perspective--Peter Wong, MPH, Administrator, Martin Luther King Jr. Community Health Center, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
Moderator--Colette Phipps, LMSW, Research Analyst, Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services "
Free of charge and open to the public.
BE THE EVIDENCE PROJECT
AGING PRISONERS: A Crisis in Need of Intervention
Saturday, October 8th, 2011
12:30 to 6:00 PM
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
12th Floor Lounge, Lowenstein Building
Fordham University Graduate School of Social Services
113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023
To register to attend please visit: https://sites.google.com/betheevidenceproject
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March 25, 2009
7:00 pm- 9:00 pm
Heimbold Auditorium, Sarah Lawrence College
Ms. Brody will read from and discuss her recently published book Jane Brody's Guide to the Great Beyond: A Practical Primer to Help You and Your Loved Ones Prepare Medically, Legally, and Emotionally for the End of Life. The discussant will be Dr. Joseph Sacco, Director, Palliative Medicine Consultation Service, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, and Assistant. Professor of Family and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.