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Dr. Jessica Zitter returns to Colorado Springs

07/26/19 at 03:58 PM by Christy Pennington

Join Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care for a free, community education event and presentation from Dr. Zitter about "A New Kind of Heroism" as she exposes the public health crisis from an insider's perspective.  

Thursday, October 24, 2019
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Ent Center for the Performing Arts
5225 North Nevada Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Take a step back, take a deep breath, and inquire:  What do we really want for ourselves, our loved ones, and those entrusted in our care when death comes?  

Seating is limited.  RSVPs required by October 10 to:  RoseMary Jaramillo at 719.884.6629 or RJaramillo@PikesPeakHospice.org.

Food and beverage will be provided.

Dr. Jessica Zitter, MD, MPH, is a national advocate for transforming the way people die in America. She is the author of "Extreme Measures:  Finding a Better Path to the End of Life" and is a regular contributor to The New York Times.  Her work is featured in the Academy and Emmy-nominated short documentary "Extremis," available on Netflix.  

Sponsored by:  Colorado Springs Osteopathic Foundation

Click here to learn more from KKTV 11Connects about this event.

What Our Families Say

The entire hospice team exceeded our expectations always going above and beyond.  They are the most amazing group of people.  I can't even put into words how much we appreciate them.  They were always very caring, patient and sincere.  We could not have managed the process without them.  We will never forget you and are forever grateful. Thank you. ~ Patient's daughter

Everyone who came to attend to my wife were all fantastic caregivers and I cannot praise your hospice staff enough.  I was so thankful you were there. ~ Patient's husband

I could not have asked for a more caring set of people to help us through this difficult time.  Thank you so very much. ~ Patient's family

 

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