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Nathan Adelson Hospice Presents 10th Annual Multicultural Luncheon & Expo
Published on Thu, Jan 23, 2014 (3:07 p.m.)(Las Vegas) – Nathan Adelson Hospice, the trusted partner in hospice care for 35 years, announced today it will be hosting its 10th Annual Multicultural Luncheon & Expo on March 5, 2014.
The theme for the luncheon, which will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Tuscany Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, will be: “Elevating and Celebrating The Conversation.” The keynote speaker will be Brian Murphy, M.D., who will address the importance of having these conversations and ways to initiate these discussions with your family and friends. Health care providers will learn some tips when dealing with patients who are seriously ill and their families.
In addition to providing significant information encompassing end-of-life care, Nathan Adelson Hospice is holding its Multicultural Awards Program at the event, in which honorees each year are recognized for their efforts in promoting and educating the community about end-of-life care. The Diversity in Action Award will be given this year to Palm Mortuary, Cemeteries and Crematories, a business that has contributed to or enhanced the community by actively and positively embracing, celebrating, and promoting diversity in end-of-life care.
Carole Fisher, president and chief executive officer of Nathan Adelson Hospice, said the Multicultural Luncheon & Expo each year consistently relays important information and tools for industry professionals and the community in regards to healthcare trends and end-of-life care.
Tickets will be $65 per person or $500 for a table of 10. For tickets to the luncheon or more information, call Stephanie Forbes at Nathan Adelson Hospice at 702-938-3910 or visit www.nah.org.
About Nathan Adelson Hospice
Nathan Adelson Hospice, the trusted partner in hospice care for 35 years, is the largest non-profit hospice in Southern Nevada, caring for an average of 400 patients daily. In 1978, Nathan Adelson Hospice began providing home care hospice service in Southern Nevada with the mission to offer patients and their loved ones with comprehensive end-of-life care and influence better care for all in the community. In 1983, Nathan Adelson Hospice opened an in-patient hospice in Las Vegas, and today the hospice is recognized as a national model for superior hospice care.
The mission of the hospice is to be the Hospice of Choice, the Employer of Preference and a Training Center of Excellence. Its vision is simple: no one should end the journey of life alone, afraid or in pain.
The hospice also is home to The Center for Compassionate Care, a non-profit counseling agency providing individual, group and family counseling services to address grief, loss and issues related to surviving life-threatening illnesses. For more information, visit www.nah.org.