HALIFAX, May 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Life is full of important decisions but when it comes to enhancing the quality of life at the end of a person's life, the options in Nova Scotia are limited.
On May 28, The Hospice Society of Greater Halifax will be holding a special keynote address with retired Senator, the Honourable Sharon Carstairs, P.C., on the importance of continued advocacy for enhanced palliative hospice care in Atlantic Canada.
|| Interviews will be available with: The Honourable Sharon Carstairs, advocate for palliative hospice care
Dr. Stephanie Connidis, palliative care physician and board member for the Hospice Society of Greater Halifax
|| Tuesday, May 28
11:30 - Keynote Address by the Honourable Sharon Carstairs
|WHERE:||The Waegwoltic Club, 6549 Coburg Road|
The Hospice Society of Greater Halifax is a dedicated group of volunteers who are collaborating with government and community partners to address the gap by providing supportive services and working to establish residential hospice care in Nova Scotia. The Board recently released a business plan in 2012 outlining the potential framework of community partnerships and funding to make that vision a reality.
SOURCE: Hospice Society of Greater Halifax
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