Programs


Palliative Care Programs

For a list of hospitals with palliative care services in Lower Westchester, Mid Westchester, Northern Westchester, and a listing of Westchester Hospices, and Case Management Supportive Services click the PDF link:

WELC_PC-Summary-Nov2012


Palliative Care: New Laws and Systems of Care

WELC, UJA Federation of NY, and WJCS

Presents

PALLIATIVE CARE: NEW LAWS AND SYSTEMS OF CARE

SPEAKER
DR. RUSSELL K. PORTENOY

CHAIRMAN & GERALD J. FRIEDMAN CHAIR IN
PAIN MEDICINE & PALLIATIVE CARE
DEPARTMENT OF PAIN MEDICINE AND PALLIATIVE CARE
BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER

PROFESSOR OF NEUROLOGY AND ANESTHESIOLOGY
ALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
MJHS HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE

Friday, September 23rd, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

WESTMED Medical Group
VanCourtland Conference Room, 3rd Floor
210 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, NY

A light breakfast will be provided to all attendees. For more information please
contact Denysha Pennant (914) 607-4781 or email dpennant@westmedgroup.com


An Evening with Andrea Raynor

An Evening with Andrea Raynor

Hospice Chaplain * Clergy at Ground Zero * Cancer Survivor

Monday, November 30, 2009

7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Heimbold Auditorium, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York

Ms. Raynor will read from her new book

The Voice That Calls You Home

and share her experiences in conversation with

Lee Woodruff

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Reception and Book Signing to follow

Reservations requested. Please email: info@westchesterendoflife.org

Andrea Raynor received her Master of Divinity from Harvard Divinity School, and served as a chaplain at Ground Zero after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.  For over a decade, she served as chaplain for Jansen Hospice and Palliative Care.  A cancer survivor herself, she continues helping others through counseling, lecturing, and writing.

Lee Woodruff is an author whose most recent book is Perfectly Imperfect:  A Life in Progress.  She co-authored (with her husband, Bob Woodruff) the bestseller,  In An Instant:  A Family’s Journey of Love and Healing.

A Community Program organized by:

Westchester End-of-Life Coalition

with Sarah Lawrence College Graduate Program in Health Advocacy

LEAD SPONSORS

Jansen Hospice and Palliative Care

Lawrence Hospital Center

OSilas Foundation

The Benedict Family at Westchester Funeral Home, Inc.

REGULAR SPONSORS

Cynthia Manson Literary Agency


Be Prepared Kit™

BPK Request Form for the Be Prepared Kit™

Can you and the people close to you easily locate your important personal papers and information in case of a temporary emergency or a serious illness?

  • Have you or a loved one ever been in the hospital in critical condition and you have needed to locate important medical records?

  • Are you concerned that your family can find your financial information in case you are incapacitated, and that they know …READ MORE…


Everybody needs a Proxy™

Everybody Needs a Proxy is a community-based campaign initiated and organized by the Westchester End-of-Life Coalition to promote the signing of Health Care Proxies in Westchester. The campaign is directed at community, educational and civic organizations, as well as businesses and individuals. …READ MORE…


Training as a volunteer for “Everybody Needs a Proxy”

Registration is required.  If you have questions, please contact us.


Educational Programs

The Westchester End of Life Coalition educates about end-of-life issues. The goal is to increase awareness, offer practical information, and influence policy to improve the end of life experience.Window-1

We provide community lectures, panel discussions, study groups, and workshops for professionals. We hold public forums on topics such as …READ MORE…