Sometimes it is a story that helps us understand a new idea or learn something new. The families of individuals we have cared for graciously share their stories with us so that others may have the opportunity to expereince hospice care.
Posted on March 29, 2012
As Rutland Area VNA and Hospice's longest-surviving hospice patient, Sallie Barber survived the odds and lived with the support of Hospice care for three years. Unknown to most, terminally ill patients on hospice care live an average of 29 days longer than those who did not choose hospice.
Posted on November 24, 2010 by biography obtained from CAPC
Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP: Director, Center to Advance Palliative Care; Director, Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; and Professor, Geriatrics and Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine will be coming to Vermont March 28, 2011!