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FOR VETERANS

 

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Ocala Whole Health Summit
Thursday, August 24, 2017, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

The local Veterans Healthcare System is hosting a summit to improve the general health and overall well-being of veterans in Marion County.

Participants will learn about:

  • The whole health model (mental, physical and spiritual)
  • Access to services for veterans
  • Suicide prevention resources
  • Identifying challenges to better serve needs

The event is free and will be held at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion’s Extension Auditorium, 2232 NE Jacksonville Rd, Ocala, FL 34470

Hospice professionals, Amy Rath, LCSW, and Mike Sever, PharmD, will each host an afternoon session. Amy will speak on the relationship between the “Spirit and the Soul” and Mike will present “Comfort Medications at the end of life”.

Read and download the full agenda in this PDF.

 

We Honor Veterans

We Honor Veterans

Lloyd MacDonald
Lloyd MacDonald at a Veterans Pinning Ceremony

Employees and volunteers now have the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the unique needs of our veteran patients. As a Level IV partner in the pioneering We Honor Veterans program sponsored by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Hospice of Marion County has deepened its commitment to increase veterans’ access to compassionate high quality care through veteran-specific programs and outreach activities. Level IV is the highest designation from NHPCO.

Learn more about the national program at www.wehonorveterans.org.

 

We honor our local veterans with our Veterans Pinning Ceremonies.