Nearly 2 million people are expected to receive hospice care in the United States this year.

VINE Faith in Action is hosting a presentation about hospice care, Taking a Fresh Look at Hospice Care, Tuesday, August 27 from 2:30 – 3:30 pm at the VINE Adult Community Center.

Laurie Jensen with Ecumen Hospice and VINE Staff will provide an overview of the basics of hospice and examines common misconceptions about hospice care. The presentation is designed for anyone who needs more education on hospice, including Medicare admission criteria for hospice services, and when to refer someone to hospice. There will also be testimonies from families who have experienced hospice care.  Attendees are encouraged to ask questions during the presentation.

The event is free for VINE members and open to the public for $5.  For more information or to register visit www.vinevolunteers.com or call (507) 387-1666.