Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (November 22, 2013)---Noted hospice and palliative care expert Dominic F. Glorioso Jr., D.O., will present a free community lecture at 7 p.m., Monday, December 2 at Botsford Hospital's Education and Administration Center, Classroom C.
Sponsored by The Botsford Foundation and Gentiva Hospice Foundation, Dr. Glorioso will discuss death and dying and the importance of family support. "Death and dying are personal and painful experiences for both the individual going through the process and their loved ones," Dr. Glorioso said.
"Psychological and physical needs change and present new challenges for families."
Dr. Glorioso is director of palliative care at Gettysburg Hospital in Gettysburg, Penn., and a hospice physician at York Hospital, York, Penn. He is a nationally recognized lecturer and author on the subject of end-of-life decisions.
The lecture is open to both the public and health care providers. For more information, call 248-442-7986. Reservations are not required.
Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare to provide high-quality, efficient, accessible services in a caring environment for southeastern Michigan residents and beyond. As one of Beaumont Health's eight hospitals, Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330-bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center, a comprehensive care cancer center and an extensive medical education program---part of Michigan State University's Statewide Campus System. Annually, Botsford cares for about 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of approximately 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and 600 physicians.
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