Hospice of Dickinson County will host the monthly Hospice Volunteers meeting on Thursday, May 17, at 5:30 p.m. at the Home Health and Hospice Office,11 N. Broadway, Herington.
Debbie Bielefeld, Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, will present a video of the PBS program “Being Mortal.” In the documentary, surgeon and writer Dr. Atul Gawande goes behind closed doors to witness intimate end-of-life conversations among doctors, patients, and their families. Dr. Gawande believes there must be a better way to help patients navigate the end of life.
All Hospice volunteers and individuals interested in volunteering are encouraged to attend. Anyone who wants more information can contact Hospice of Dickinson County in Herington at 785-258-3611 or in Abilene at (785) 263-6630.