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Finding Your Path Through Illness

by Linda Cassella

It is never easy facing an illness all by yourself.  There are so many questions going through your mind as where to turn to next and what do you need to help you deal with your illness.

medThe Bennington based Center for Communication in Medicince (CCM) will be presenting Finding Your Path Through Illness & Getting the Help You Need at The Old Castle Theatre located in Bennington, VT on April 26th from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm.  This will be first for the 2016 Speaksooner community education series.

There will be a panel of experts available to discuss resources that are available throughout the community and Southwestern Vermont Medical Center to help support loved ones and patients during a healthcare crisis.

The panel will include: patient Lindy Lynch; SVMC hospitalist James Poole, MD; SVMC cancer patient navigator Rebecca Hewson-Steller, RN; licensed acupuncturist Cindy Reilly, Dipl.Ac.; Reverend Lucy Ijams; and medical humanist Celia Engel Bandman. The program will be moderated by CCM co-founder Bernard Bandman, PhD.

After the discussion there will Q & A followed by a reception catered by Kevin’s Sports Pub.

CCM’s Speaksooner is committed to helping patients get through their serious illness, and to make sure their healthcare providers and loved ones are all on the same page during the course of the illness.   This can include risks and treatment options and quality of life considerations.

For more information visit:

Center for Communication in Medicine

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