Thursday, February 27, 2020

Central Coast VNA Will Host Free Advance Care Planning Workshop on March 5, 2020, in King City

Central Coast VNA is hosting a free advance care planning workshop March 5, 2020, in King City.

Monterey, CA, February 28, 2020 — Central Coast VNA is hosting a free advance care planning workshop March 5, 2020, in King City.

The workshop will be held from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thursday, March 5, 2020, at Leo Meyer Senior Plaza, 425 King Street, in King City. Presenter will be Teresa Aguilar-Lepe, LVN, CCVNA’s Palliative Care Coordinator.

Residents at Leo Meyer Senior Plaza will receive education and resources on the following topics:

>Why advance care planning is important?

>Benefits of advance care planning and having an advance directive in place

>Encouragement to have this discussion with your family by playing the "Go Wish" card game

For more information, contact Elizabeth Birruete at (831) 241-3834 or go to

About VNA & Hospice
Since 1951, the not-for-profit VNA has provided a wide range of home health care, serving Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz and South Santa Clara counties. VNA places an emphasis on individual patient needs and goals, providing care in an ethical, effective, compassionate and fiscally responsible manner.

VNA Community Services brings wellness to our community. Well known as the community immunizers; experienced, professional registered nurses provide on- site flu and vaccine services.

As the only travel health clinic, VNA provides comprehensive consultation and immunizations for international travelers. Health screenings and education are offered to corporate business, in the field or in the board room. Nurses provide services to local schools to meet state-mandated screenings, vaccines and staff education.

VNA provides intermittent care, covered primarily by insurance, through the expert skills of our trained and certified clinicians, to assist patients, families, and caregivers in the comfort and familiarity of their own homes. The home health division offers key specialty program, including cardiac, connections, diabetic, orthopedic, and palliative care. These individual programs have advanced practice clinicians and program expertise.

VNA Hospice is specialized type of care for those facing a life-limiting illness, their families and their caregiver. The care involves a team-oriented approach to expert medical care, pain management, and emotional and spiritual support expressly tailored to the patient’s needs and wishes. A key component to the team is VNA Volunteers who give their time to improve the lives of others. For the community, grief and loss support are offered to individuals or groups.

VNA & Hospice, Inc.
PO Box 2480
Monterey, CA 93942-2480

Fax: 831-648-7726

Marci Bracco Cain
Chatterbox PR
Salinas, CA 93901
(831) 747-7455

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