Annual Hospice Tele-Conference

2010 National Bereavement Teleconference – Living with Grief®:

 Cancer and End-of Life Care

Wednesday, March 24, 2010
1:30 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. EDT

The 2010 teleconference will address care options related to cancer diagnoses as well as loss and grief reactions for patients, families and professional caregivers. The teleconference will also examine psychosocial aspects of cancer, pain management, and ethical issues related to the disease. The teleconference will be broadcast live-via-webcast and satellite.

Cancer and End-of-Life Care will feature panelists:

·         Yvette Colón, PhD, MSW, Director of Education & Support at American Pain Foundation

·         Malene Davis, MBA, CHPN, President & CEO at Capital Hospice

·         Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv, Professor of Gerontology at The College of New Rochelle and Senior Consultant to HFA

·         Richard Payne, MD, Director of the Duke Institute on Care at the End of Life

·         Sherry R Schachter, PhD, FT, Director Bereavement Services at Calvary Hospital/Hospice

·         Brad Stuart, MD, Medical Director at Sutter VNA & Hospice.  



The Center on Aging and Policy

Hospice of Orange and Sullivan County, Inc 

The Foundation for End-of-Life Care

Adventist Communications Network
Association for Death Education and Counseling
National Association of Social Workers
Dignity Memorial Funeral Providers
George Washington University Programs in Grief, Loss and Life Transitions


For Additional Information,

Contact:         Dr. Larry Force (845) 569-3405 or

                        Dr. Jeffrey Kahana 845 569-3151 or