Martinsburg VAMC will host seventh annual Hospice Open House - Martinsburg VA Medical Center
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Martinsburg VAMC will host seventh annual Hospice Open House

October 22, 2013

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – In collaboration with community hospices, the Martinsburg VA Medical Center will host its seventh annual Hospice Open House Wednesday, Nov. 6 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for Veterans, families and the community.

Hospice care focuses on improving the quality of life for patients with serious life-limiting illnesses.  This event is an opportunity for Veterans and community members to learn about hospice care at the medical center and the four-state area. The various hospice staffs will be available to answer questions about hospice care for our Veterans. The open house will also include a grand rounds presentation that will begin at noon.

For more information, contact the Ann Crispino at 304-263-0811, extension 2143, or by email at Ann.Crispino@va.gov.

The Martinsburg VA Medical Center mission is to honor America’s Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being. Located in West Virginia, the Medical Center offers a comprehensive range of services, including internal medicine, ambulatory surgery, audiology and speech pathology, dental, nursing home, nutrition, podiatry, prosthetics, women’s health, mental health, and rehabilitation medicine. With a service area of nearly 130,000 veterans in West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania, the Medical Center operates four VA-staffed Outpatient Clinics in Cumberland, Hagerstown, and Fort Detrick Md., and Stephens City, Va. and three contract clinics in Franklin and Petersburg, W.Va. and Harrisonburg, Va.