Granite Mountain Home Care & Hospice Sponsors End-of-Life Seminar at Prescott, AZ, Conference Center

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Granite Mountain Home Care & Hospice, a division of Professional Healthcare and a leading provider of home health and hospice services in Prescott, Arizona, announces a hospice educational event at the Prescott Resort and Conference Center on Thursday, February 10, 2011. Call 928-776-6124 for reservations.

It is important to make living with a life threatening illness, dying, death, and grief a graceful process.

Granite Mountain Home Care & Hospice, a division of Professional Healthcare and a leading provider of home nursing, rehabilitation therapy, and hospice services in Prescott, Arizona, has sponsored a hospice educational event at the Prescott Resort and Conference Center on Thursday, February 10, from 12:30 to 4:00 p.m. The keynote speaker, Barbara Karnes, R.N., has been a hospice nurse for nearly 30 years, and is an author on the process of dying. She is recognized for her help in revolutionizing hospice’s role in end-of-life care for patients and their family members, and states that, “it is important to make living with a life threatening illness, dying, death, and grief a graceful process.” The event is open to the public.

“We are eager for Prescott area residents to know about this seminar,” states John Griscavage, CEO. “We often hear how death is a natural process of life, but few of us understand its final stages, and how patients and families can benefit from hospice care months earlier than they usually request it.” Research by The National Association for Home Care & Hospice, the leading trade association in this industry, has found that most people do not know about insurance and Medicare coverage for in-home hospice care, nor the availability and nature of these services.

Tickets to the event are $28 per person. For reservations, call 928-776-6124. More information about Barbara Karnes and additional resources are available at gonefrommysight.com.

Granite Mountain Home Care & Hospice is a fully licensed agency offering home health services and hospice care to families in Prescott, Arizona, and surrounding cities for nearly 20 years. It is part of the Professional Healthcare family of companies that serve residents in four western states: Arizona, California, Nevada, and Utah. Home health services include nursing care, physical and occupational therapy, post-hospital rehabilitation, wound care, home health aides, medical social workers, medication management and senior care. Hospice services include pain control, palliative care, respite care, emotional and spiritual support, and personal care. More information is available at http://www.gmhomecareandhospice.com or http://www.professionalhealthcarellc.com.

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