The Elizabeth Hospice Offers Hospice 101: The Basics of Hospice Care The Elizabeth Hospice is offering a presentation on Hospice 101: The Basics of Hospice Care on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 6:00pm at Wynola Pizza located at 4355 Hwy 78, three miles west of Julian. Complimentary dinner is being provided. According to a 2012 census study, 44.6% of all deaths in the United States were under the care of a hospice program. That means you have a pretty good chance that you or someone you care for will enter into hospice care sometime in your life. Choose now to gain a basic understanding of what hospice care really is and how it works. We will answer questions such as: what services are provided with hospice care, where does hospice care take place, who pays for hospice and when is the right time for hospice care? For more information and to RSVP, please contact Barbara Hedrick at (760) 765-1004. About The Elizabeth Hospice The Elizabeth Hospice ( is the oldest and largest nonprofit hospice provider of medical, emotional and spiritual support to the seriously ill and their families in San Diego County. Since 1978, The Elizabeth Hospice has touched the lives of more than 90,000 patients and families in the communities we serve, regardless of their ability to pay. Through its Center for Compassionate Care, comprehensive counseling and grief support services are available for all ages to the community-at-large, regardless of the type of illness or death experienced. To learn more, call (800) 797-2050 or visit our website at ###  

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