Denver AARP offers webinar — “Discover How Hospice May Help You” — 1 p.m. MST, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019


AARP Colorado is offering an informational webinar designed to help caregivers learn more about hospice and how it might help you and a loved one for whom you provide care.

The webinar is titled “Discover How Hospice May Help You.” It will be offered online at 1 p.m. MST on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019.

Dean L. Fernandez, Director of Admissions and Customer Service for the Denver Hospice and Optio Health Services care, will be hosting the one-hour webinar. Dean has worked in the Denver medical community for more than 34 years, having started his career at the age of 16 in a north Denver skilled nursing facility. Dean was one of the first state-certified CNAs in Colorado. He has expertise in critical care, hospice, and palliative care, as well as end of life conversations.

The following topics will be covered:

  • The evolution of hospice philosophy
  • Having the hospice conversation — the time is right when…
  • Hospice eligibility
  • Hospice benefit
  • Referral process
  • Hospice team function
  • Levels of care
  • How to choose a hospice
  • End of life

To attend, please click HERE to register. If you cannot attend the webinar live, you can still register and be provided with a link after the event has ended,  so that you can still to listen to the presentation at a time more convenient to you.