‘Why You Should Care About Palliative Care’


North Shore Village presents a Lunch & Learn event with Dr. Martha Twaddle, senior vice president of medical excellence and innovation at JourneyCare.

Dr. Twaddle, MD, FACP, FAAHPM, is a nationally-recognized expert in hospice and palliative medicine, whose talents and contributions to the field have helped increase the understanding of and access to hospice and palliative care locally, regionally and nationally.

Among the topics she will discuss are: how palliative care differs from hospice; how palliative medicine can improve quality of life and ease the caregiver’s burden; how to make sure physicians and family members understand and honor your wishes.

The event will be held at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 16, at The Merion, 1611 Chicago Ave.

Pre-registration required — deadline is Friday, Feb. 12.  $15 fee can be paid on line or by cash or check at the door.  Register online, by email to [email protected] or by phone at 847-721-1413.

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