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Empowering you to make informed decisions about complex healthcare choices.

We’re dedicated to providing education to our community about hospice care, palliative care, and a variety of other subjects, issues, and questions for those facing chronic or serious. We are your education resource, offering free workshops covering a wide range of topics, to empower you to make informed decisions about complex healthcare needs when the time is right.

We are a resource for you.

Please join us at one of our events or schedule a free presentation for your church, group, or organization to learn more about how we can support you and your loved ones. Contact us here to get started!

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May 2019

Addiction vs. Pain Management: What You Need to Know about the Opioid Crisis

May 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wesley’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 2409 Peanut Plant Road
Elizabethtown,NC28337United States
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Featuring presentations by Kincy Barrow, Southeastern Carolina Crossroads Executive Director, and Dr. Kelly Erola, LCFH Chief Medical Officer. Event is FREE. For More Information Contact: Lindsey Hinson at 910-620-2264 or Lindsey.Hinson@lcfh.org. Lower Cape Fear Hospice is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the highest level of care and comfort to patients with life-limiting illness; support and counseling to families; and education to the community. For more information, visit LCFH.org.

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Caregiving Can Make Life Crazy! – Wilmington

May 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
First Baptist Church Activity Center, 1939 Independence Blvd
Wilmington,NCUnited States
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Join us for this free workshop for caregivers! While caregiving is often a rewarding experience, it can also cause people to feel, think, act, and experience life in ways they otherwise would not. This free workshop will help both personal and professional caregivers find practical strategies, tactics, and tips to help them handle the inherent challenges and stresses of caring for another. RSVP by May 7 to Jason Clamme at Jason.Clamme@lcfh.org or 910-796-7943. Snacks, coffee and a certificate of attendance…

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Volunteer Open House – Onslow

May 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
LCFL Onslow Office, 2424 Commerce Drive
Jacksonville,NCUnited States
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Come learn about our Volunteer Opportunities and how to get involved! Our volunteers play a crucial role in providing excellent care and support to our patients and families through companionship, running errands, planning celebrations, assisting with bucket lists, and many other service opportunities. They also support our mission by providing administrative and fundraising/event assistance.As a volunteer, your time and talent make a positive and immediate impact in our community. For more information, call our volunteer department at 910-796-7900.

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Begin the Conversation Workshop – Clinic

May 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, happening 12 times

Phillips LifeCare & Counseling Center, 1414 Physicians Drive
Wilmington,NC28401United States
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In life we plan for everything...but we never begin the conversation about the end. This free workshop is open to anyone in the community and will help participants identify health care choices and communicate those choices to their family members and health care providers. Advance Directive documents, Living Wills and Health Care Power of Attorney will be explained, and forms, resources and notary services will be available. The goal of Begin the Conversation workshops is to enable attendees to have…

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Self-Care and Complimentary Therapies

May 22, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dr. Robert M. Fales Hospice Pavilion, 1406 Physicians Drive
Wilmington,NC28401United States
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Lorraine Perry, Healing Arts Coordinator, discusses the importance of good self-care and self-compassion. Renew your spirit through art therapy by connecting with your personal creative energy. Seating is limited. There is no cost to attend. Registration is required. Contact Holly Pilson at 910-274-0339 to register. Please do not register using the form below, call 910-274-0339 to register for this workshop. Thank you.

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June 2019

Begin the Conversation Free Community Workshop

June 20, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 955 Mercy Lane SE
Bolivia,NC28422United States
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In life we prepare for everything... but we never begin the conversation about the end. Join us at this free community workshop to learn about advance directives. We will help you prepare your Healthcare Power of Attorney and Living Will. For more information, contact Jennifer Jordan, Community Liaison, at 910-523-9792 or jennifer.jordan@lcfh.org. The goal of Begin the Conversation workshops is to enable attendees to have peace of mind that their healthcare wishes are known and their loved ones have the…

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Scam Awareness Workshop

June 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Pender County Library, 103 S. Cowan Street
Burgaw,NCUnited States
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What are scam artists doing to fool people now and how are they targeting seniors? How can you spot a scam? How can you avoid scams – and what do you do if you get caught in one? Dr. John D’Ambrosio, President/CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Coastal Carolina, will help seniors, their caregivers and their loved ones learn more about protecting themselves from current scams at this free workshop. If you’ve ever wondered if you’re doing enough to…

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It’s Not All In Your Head: What Seniors Need to Know About Dementia

June 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Calvary Chapel, 1038 Henderson Drive
Jacksonville,NCUnited States
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In this free workshop you will learn about the early signs and symptoms of dementia, the different types of dementia and how they are different, and caring for someone with dementia. Attendees will also get to participate in a simulation experience, thanks to a grant from the Landfall Foundation, that uses special tools to simulate common symptoms of dementia, along with other conditions that are common as we age. Lunch is included; registration is REQUIRED. Register by June 24 by…

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Volunteer Open House – Bladen/Columbus

June 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Angel House Hospice Care Center, 206 Warrior Trail Road
Whiteville,NC28472United States
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Come learn about our Volunteer Opportunities and how to get involved! Our volunteers play a crucial role in providing excellent care and support to our patients and families through companionship, running errands, planning celebrations, assisting with bucket lists, and many other service opportunities. They also support our mission by providing administrative and fundraising/event assistance.As a volunteer, your time and talent make a positive and immediate impact in our community. For more information, call our volunteer department at 910-796-7900.

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August 2019

Begin the Conversation Free Community Workshop

August 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 955 Mercy Lane SE
Bolivia,NC28422United States
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In life we prepare for everything... but we never begin the conversation about the end. Join us at this free community workshop to learn about advance directives. We will help you prepare your Healthcare Power of Attorney and Living Will. For more information, contact Jennifer Jordan, Community Liaison, at 910-523-9792 or jennifer.jordan@lcfh.org. The goal of Begin the Conversation workshops is to enable attendees to have peace of mind that their healthcare wishes are known and their loved ones have the…

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September 2019

A Positive Approach to Care: Enhancing Understanding and Building Skills in the Care for those Living with Dementia

September 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Topsail Center, 20959 Highway 17
Hampstead,NCUnited States
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What's normal aging and what's not? In this free educational and interactive workshop, Kelly Cahill, Community Nurse Educator with LCFH, and Lisa Levine, Director of Education at Dementia Alliance of North Carolina, will present A Positive Approach to Care, a workshop for caregivers of someone living with dementia that focuses on enhancing understanding and building skills. The educational and interactive workshop will review normal aging in place, the symptoms of dementia, the Positive Approach to Dementia Care, and improving quality of…

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A Positive Approach to Care: Enhancing Understanding and Building Skills in the Care for those Living with Dementia

September 27, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Pender Adult Services – Heritage Place, 901 South Walker Street
Burgaw,NCUnited States
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What's normal aging and what's not? In this free educational and interactive workshop, Kelly Cahill, Community Nurse Educator with LCFH, and Lisa Levine, Director of Education at Dementia Alliance of North Carolina, will present A Positive Approach to Care, a workshop for caregivers of someone living with dementia that focuses on enhancing understanding and building skills. The educational and interactive workshop will review normal aging in place, the symptoms of dementia, the Positive Approach to Dementia Care, and improving quality of…

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October 2019

Volunteer Orientation – New Hanover

October 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dr. Robert M. Fales Hospice Pavilion, 1406 Physicians Drive
Wilmington,NC28401United States
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YOU can be the difference in the lives of patients and families facing end of life. This orientation is scheduled for three sessions: Oct. 15, 16 and 18 from 9 am-1pm. Volunteers are required to attend all three dates to complete training. Every day, Lower Cape Fear Hospice volunteers make a difference in the lives of patients and families facing life-limiting illness. By providing companionship or respite, running errands, taking care of beloved pets, mowing a lawn, planning a life…

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Begin the Conversation Free Community Workshop

October 17, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 955 Mercy Lane SE
Bolivia,NC28422United States
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In life we prepare for everything... but we never begin the conversation about the end. Join us at this free community workshop to learn about advance directives. We will help you prepare your Healthcare Power of Attorney and Living Will. For more information, contact Jennifer Jordan, Community Liaison, at 910-523-9792 or jennifer.jordan@lcfh.org. The goal of Begin the Conversation workshops is to enable attendees to have peace of mind that their healthcare wishes are known and their loved ones have the…

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Volunteer Open House – Pender

October 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come learn about our Volunteer Opportunities and how to get involved! Our volunteers play a crucial role in providing excellent care and support to our patients and families through companionship, running errands, planning celebrations, assisting with bucket lists, and many other service opportunities. They also support our mission by providing administrative and fundraising/event assistance.As a volunteer, your time and talent make a positive and immediate impact in our community. For more information, call our volunteer department at 910-796-7900.

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Tips and Sips that Benefit – Elizabethtown

October 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Doc’s Deck at Lu Mil Vineyard, 438 Suggs-Taylor Road
Elizabethtown,NCUnited States
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Join Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Lu Mil Vineyard for a special ladies’ night event, featuring wine and tips to benefit your health! Come sample some wine and learn about the health benefits of muscadine grapes, as well as the variety of services offered by Lower Cape Fear Hospice! October 29, 2019, 6 p.m. Doc’s Deck at Lu Mil Vineyard 438 Suggs-Taylor Road, Elizabethtown Did you know that muscadine grapes: Are a leading food source for a potent cancer-fighting substance…

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November 2019

Caregiving Can Make Life Crazy! – Onslow

November 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Jacksonville Country Club, 2201 Country Club RoadUnited States+ Google Map

Join us for this free workshop for caregivers! While caregiving is often a rewarding experience, it can also cause people to feel, think, act, and experience life in ways they otherwise would not. This free workshop will help both personal and professional caregivers find practical strategies, tactics, and tips to help them handle the inherent challenges and stresses of caring for another. RSVP by Nov. 1 to Jason Clamme at Jason.Clamme@lcfh.org or 910-796-7943. Snacks, coffee and a certificate of attendance…

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A Positive Approach to Care

November 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Western Prong Baptist Church, 187 Peacock Road
Whiteville,NC28472United States
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What's normal aging and what's not? In this free educational and interactive workshop, Kelly Cahill, Community Nurse Educator with LCFH, and Holly Pilson, Director of Education at Dementia Alliance of North Carolina, will present A Positive Approach to Care, a workshop for caregivers of someone living with dementia that focuses on enhancing understanding and building skills. The educational and interactive workshop will review normal aging in place, the symptoms of dementia, the Positive Approach to Dementia Care, and improving quality of…

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A Positive Approach to Care

November 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Western Prong Baptist Church, 187 Peacock Road
Whiteville,NC28472United States
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What's normal aging and what's not? In this free educational and interactive workshop, Kelly Cahill, Community Nurse Educator with LCFH, and Holly Pilson, Director of Education at Dementia Alliance of North Carolina, will present A Positive Approach to Care, a workshop for caregivers of someone living with dementia that focuses on enhancing understanding and building skills. The educational and interactive workshop will review normal aging in place, the symptoms of dementia, the Positive Approach to Dementia Care, and improving quality of…

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December 2019

Begin the Conversation Free Community Workshop

December 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 955 Mercy Lane SE
Bolivia,NC28422United States
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In life we prepare for everything... but we never begin the conversation about the end. Join us at this free community workshop to learn about advance directives. We will help you prepare your Healthcare Power of Attorney and Living Will. For more information, contact Jennifer Jordan, Community Liaison, at 910-523-9792 or jennifer.jordan@lcfh.org. The goal of Begin the Conversation workshops is to enable attendees to have peace of mind that their healthcare wishes are known and their loved ones have the…

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