CLEVELAND, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, October 8, the African American Outreach Committee at Hospice of the Western Reserve is celebrating World Hospice and Palliative Care Day by hosting its annual free community event, Voices for Hospice: Many Lives, Many Voices.
In conjunction with this international initiative dedicated to increasing awareness about hospice and palliative care, Hospice of the Western Reserve will host a panel discussion consisting of clergy, healthcare professionals, family members with hospice experience and other community resources in educating underserved populations about hospice and palliative care.
Voices for Hospice will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marriott Cleveland East located at 26300 Harvard Road, Warrensville Heights, OH 44122. Featuring MAJIC 105.7's co-host, Jimmy Malone, this community event will also include free lunch and health screenings with music by Councilman Kevin Conwell and The Footprints. Register online, by visiting hospicewr.org/voices, or by phone, at 216.486.6645.
About us: Hospice of the Western Reserve is a community-based, non-profit agency providing comfort and emotional support to patients and their families. We care for people in a variety of settings including the home, hospital, long-term care facility, at David Simpson Hospice House overlooking Lake Erie or at our inpatient Hospice Care Center in Olmsted Township and soon at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake. For more information, visit hospicewr.org or call 800.707.8922.
For additional information contact: Jane Van Bergen
Director of Communications & Public Relations
SOURCE Hospice of the Western Reserve