Wellmont Hospice presents Heroes Until the End conference, giving anyone who interacts with veterans the tools
and knowledge they need for their end-of-life care. This conference is for professionals, community members, caregivers and veterans or anyone who would like to know more about the unique needs of veterans dealing with aging, illness, and end of life. The conference will be held on March 25th from 8:15am to 4pm. You may attend the entire day or a half day. Continuing education credits are being offered.
The speaker for the conference is Deborah Grassman. She is a mental health Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner with 30 years of experience working with dying veterans at the Department of Veteran Affairs. She is the CEO of Opus Peace nonprofit organization. She is the author of two books: Peace at Last and The Hero Within. She is well-known as one of the nation’s leading experts in caring for Veterans nearing the end of life. She is on the advisory boards for the Elisabeth Kubler-Ross foundation and the Ira Byock PBS film project The Best Care Possible.