End of Life Options Act
Mission, Vision, Values
The next session will be held on Monday, November 14 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at Luis Oasis Senior Center, 420 Soares Avenue, Santa Maria and will include speaker Larry Foreman, M.D., Medical Director of Palliative Care, Marian Regional Medical Center.
Dignity Health Central Coast’s Palliative Care Program involves a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, social workers, and chaplains to improve the quality of life for those with a life-limiting illness. This informational session will educate attendees on the advantages of palliative care and how to coordinate care with a patient’s primary care physician. Patients are eligible for palliative care services whether they have recently been diagnosed, are in active treatment, have completed therapy, or are nearing the end of life. this
Primary palliative care services include, but are not limited to:
“Palliative care offers our patients and their loved ones a sense of comfort during often very difficult times,” states Larry Foreman, M.D., Medical Director of Palliative Care, Marian Regional Medical Center. “With our Palliative Care Program, we have a comprehensive team of professionals committed to easing the physical, emotional, and spiritual suffering as associated with life-limiting illnesses.”
The Palliative Care Program at Dignity Health Central Coast offers special care for those suffering from a progressive, life-limiting illness. For questions about the program or for future informational session dates, please call 805.739.3398.
Sara San Juan