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Dale Devino, LNA
House Manager, Vermont Respite House

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You're Invited!

Stephen Kiernan

VNA's Madison-Deane Initiative invites you to a Knowledge is Power Presentation:

Now More Than Ever: The Imperative to Provide Hospice to More Vermonters By Stephen Kiernan

Wednesday, Oct. 15
7-8:30 pm
at the Hampton Inn in Colchester

Renowned best-selling author and award-winning journalist Stephen Kiernan will provide an update on the current status of end-of-life care in Vermont. His talk will propose a clear call to action to help further the understanding of how hospice can help Vermonters and their families at the end of life.

The program is FREE and open to the public, but we ask that anyone planning on attending RSVP as space is limited. To register, call 860-4435 or visit:



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