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News Releases / 2010

Webcast on March 24 to focus on cancer and end-of-life care

Ventura California, 03/22/2010

Community Memorial Hospital will hold the Hospice Foundation of America’s 17th annual “Living with Grief” teleconference on Wednesday, March 24, in its eighth-floor Nichols Auditorium.

The live webcast will run from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Moderated by Frank Sesno, director of the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University, the webcast will address care options related to cancer diagnoses as well as loss and grief reactions for patients, families and professional caregivers. The teleconference will also examine the psychosocial aspects of cancer, pain management and ethical issues related to the disease.

Community Memorial Hospital’s Palliative Care Services is co-sponsoring the event with the Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice, Ted Mayr Funeral Home and Dignity Memorial Providers of Ventura County.

To reserve a seat, call Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association at (805) 642-0239, ext. 775, or e-mail .

Community Memorial Hospital is located at 147 N. Brent St. in Ventura.

Community Memorial Hospital is a member of Community Memorial Health System, a not-for-profit health system, which is comprised of Community Memorial Hospital, Ojai Valley Community Hospital, and nine family-practice health centers entitled Centers for Family Health. The health system is located in Ventura County, California.