PENQUIS - The Pine Tree Hospice Education Committee is holding a conference, “Making End of Life Decisions in the Light of Day” on Saturday, October 3rd from 9am to 3pm in the Mayo Resource Center, located at the back of Mayo Regional Hospital on Dwelley Avenue.
The format for the day is interactive with two panel discussions in the morning, lunch and two more panels.
Kandyce Powell, Executive Director of the Maine Hospice Council, will be introducing and participating in each of the panel discussions.
Topics for the day include the following:
The day wraps up with the Tourmaline Singers, a volunteer chorus whose purpose is to bring comfort and to ease the passage of the dying through their a cappella singing and supportive presence. They offer their songs to the people in the Waterville and Augusta areas at the bedside in homes, nursing homes and hospitals.
If you are interested in participating in a local volunteer singing group, please call Pine Tree Hospice. There is no charge to attend the conference, lunch is available for $5 pp, donations to Pine Tree Hospice are gratefully accepted.
For more information or to pre-register, call Pine Tree Hospice at 564-4346, e-mail PTH at email@example.com or drop by the PTH office located at 883 West Main Street in Dover-Foxcroft.
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