The Collaborative for Palliative Care will host its fourth annual conference on palliative and end-of-life issues from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 8 at the Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains. The interdisciplinary and interfaith conference will include workshops on caring for children with serious illnesses, veterans issues, family caregiving, symptom management and more.
The collaborative is a grassroots consortium of more than 50 public and private organizations. Westchester County’s Department of Senior Programs and Services (DSPS) is among the sponsors of the event.
The event will feature two keynote speakers: Diane E. Meier, a pioneer in palliative medicine, is director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care and the Lillian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Kenneth J. Doka, is a professor at the College of New Rochelle’s graduate program in gerontology and a consultant to the Hospice Foundation of America.
In addition, a pre-conference program will take place from 2:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. April 7 at Pace University Law School, 78 North Broadway, White Plains.
For a complete conference program and to register, visit www.cpcwestchester.org. For more information, contact Cornelia Schimert at (914) 666-7616, Ext. 235 or firstname.lastname@example.org.