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Cedar Valley Hospice offers free presentations to community

September 11, 2016
Reinbeck Courier

The Cedar Valley Hospice Speakers Bureau provides educational presentations free of charge to various community organizations including: businesses, leadership and professional groups, human resource and healthcare professionals, schools, and church and civic groups. The presentations touch on various issues and can be modified to meet group needs. Continuing Education Units are also available on some topics, with a minimum of a one- hour presentation.

Presentation topics include but are not limited to:

Myths of Hospice: Provides an overview of Cedar Valley Hospice and how it differs from other types of healthcare and/or other providers.

Cedar Valley Hospice Home: Explains the purpose of the Hospice Home and can include a tour of the facility.

Grief and Loss: Addresses the dynamics of grief, loss and bereavement.

The Eucalyptus Tree Program: Explains the special youth program that provides support and care for children and families experiencing a serious illness or grieving a death.

Palliative Care: Describes the philosophy of relieving or lessening pain and symptoms experienced by someone with a chronic/life limiting condition.

HIV/AIDS Education: Discusses life with HIV or AIDS from the perspective of a case manager and/or client.

Caring for the Caregiver: Provides emotional and practical support to those who care for the ill and dying.

It's About How You Live at Work: Provides tips for businesses and employees coping with serious illness, caregiving, death and grief.

To view our complete list of Speakers Bureau topics, visit For more information, or to schedule a presentation, contact Carly Pollock, outreach and communications specialist, at 319.272.2002 or



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