Educational Seminars

Calvert Hospice is partnering with Calvert Memorial Hospital to provide educational seminars to our community. Attendees will learn about topics that impact end-of-life care for patients and their families. Sessions are designed to encourage group discussion.

Seating is limited, so register early for seminars. All classes will be held at “The Space” 96 Central Square Drive, Prince Frederick (behind Outback Steakhouse).

For more information, contact Peggy Braham at 410-535-0892 or pbraham@calverthospice.org.

Upcoming Seminars:

Understanding Hospice and Palliative Care: What You Need to Know
July 18, 2017
12:00 – 1:30 pm
Presenters: Stephanie Carpenter, MD, Director of Medicine & Palliative Care for Calvert Hospice
Sarah Simmons, RN, MSN, CHPN, Director of Education & Quality for Calvert Hospice
Hospice is an essential option when we think about making choices for personalized care throughout the end of life. The experienced staff of Calvert Hospice will address the many myths surrounding hospice care and explain the referral process for hospice services, the role of the physician during hospice care, and the best time to begin benefiting from the support hospice caregivers can provide. There will be a lengthy opportunity for Q&A to address individual concerns.
Eventbrite - Understanding Hospice and Palliative Care Educational Seminar July 2017

Understanding Advance Directives
August 8, 2017
12:00 – 1:30 pm
Presenters: Rosemary Keffler, Esq. of Delaney & Keffler, LLC
Ms. Keffler will speak about Advance Directives, the importance of making important health care decisions, and making your own personal preferences for treatment known to physicians and family members. This seminar is appropriate for anyone interested in making and documenting decisions about their personal preferences regarding medical treatment and care.
Eventbrite - Understanding Advance Directives Educational Seminar Aug 2017

Mental Health in Later Life
September 12, 2017
12:00 – 1:30 pm
Presenters: Kim Burton, Director of Older Adult Programs from the Mental Health Association of Maryland
Ms. Burton will provide information about behavioral health issues later in life. She will provide ideas about how to engage in conversations that promote support, prevention, early intervention, treatment, and recovery.
Eventbrite - Mental Health Later in Life