For Immediate Release – Pittsburgh, PA – With an increasing numbers of families looking for alternatives to helping a loved one dealing with cancer, the free seminar “How Hospice Helps” will provide family members with an informative overview of the hospice philosophy and options available. Becky Carr, R.N., Director of Patient Services for St. Barnabas Medical Center, will present the seminar at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27 in Hilltop Hall at The Village at St. Barnabas, 5850 Meridian Road, Gibsonia. Carr will discuss:
- What services hospice provides
- Who provides hospice care
- How hospice is covered financially
Carr’s presentation is part of St. Barnabas Medical Center’s monthly Doc’s Talk series, in which health care representatives share information with St. Barnabas residents and the public. Reservations are not necessary. For more information, call (724) 443-7231. St. Barnabas Medical Center is open to the public and provides outpatient medical care in a number of specialties through its nearly two dozen practitioners.
About St. Barnabas:
St. Barnabas Health System is the largest health care concern of its kind in Pennsylvania and offers service apart from the ordinary in a faith-based, non-denominational setting. Tracing its heritage back to 1900, the system serves approximately 900 inpatients and residents, plus 43,500 outpatients and home care clients. The health system is composed of the
St. Barnabas Communities, including The Village at St. Barnabas, The Washington Place at St. Barnabas, The Woodlands at St. Barnabas and White Tail Ridge; St. Barnabas Clinical Services, including St. Barnabas Nursing Home, St. Barnabas Medical Center, Valencia Woods at St. Barnabas and The Arbors at St. Barnabas; and St. Barnabas Charities, the fund-raising arm, which includes the Kean Theatre and Rudolph Auto Repair.