Community Education

Help yourself, your loved ones and your community learn about their options for care.

We’re dedicated to providing education to our community about hospice care, palliative care, and a variety of other subjects, issues, and questions for those facing chronic, serious or life-limiting illness. We provide educational programs to increase awareness of health care choices, improve quality of life, and plan for life’s uncertainties.

We are a resource for you.

Please join us at one of our events or schedule a presentation for your church, group, or organization to learn more about how we can support you and your loved ones. Contact us here to get started!

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April 2019

Begin the Conversation – Brunswick

April 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 955 Mercy Lane SE
Bolivia, NC 28422 United States
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Join us for this free community workshop! At any time in your life, you may be unable to communicate your health care preferences due to injury or illness. Advance care planning  encourages the understanding of possible health care choices, talking about decisions with loved ones and doctors, and having plans in writing if needed, It is a gift you can give to yourself and your loved ones. Having a plan will make it easier for you, your doctor, and your…

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May 2019

Caregiver Essentials – Horry

May 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 4, 2019

LCFH Mercy Care, 8216 Devon Court
Myrtle Beach, SC United States
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Being a caregiver can be a daunting task. Our Caregiver Essentials will arm you with skills and knowledge to help you tackle the everyday challenges of caring for your loved one at home. Our classroom and simulation room training will teach you essential basics of Activities of Daily Living: • Changing a bed with someone in it • Transferring from bed to bedside commode • Giving a bed bath • Performing Oral Care to Promote Wellness • Providing Skin Care…

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Volunteer Orientation – New Hanover

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dr. Robert M. Fales Hospice Pavilion, 1406 Physicians Drive
Wilmington, NC 28401 United States
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YOU can be the difference in the lives of patients and families facing end of life. This orientation is scheduled for four class room sessions: May 6, 8, 13 and 15 from 6-8 pm. Volunteers are required to attend all four dates to complete training. Four hours of online instruction will also be required. from 9 am-1pm. Every day, Lower Cape Fear Hospice volunteers make a difference in the lives of patients and families facing life-limiting illness. By providing companionship…

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Caregiving Can Make Life Crazy! – Brunswick

May 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
The Brunswick Center at Supply, 101 Stone Chimney Road SE
Supply, NC United States
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Join us for this free workshop for caregivers! While caregiving is often a rewarding experience, it can also cause people to feel, think, act, and experience life in ways they otherwise would not. This free workshop will help both personal and professional caregivers find practical strategies, tactics, and tips to help them handle the inherent challenges and stresses of caring for another. RSVP by May 7 to Jason Clamme at Jason.Clamme@lcfh.org or 910-796-7943. Snacks, coffee and a certificate of attendance…

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Addiction vs. Pain Management: What You Need to Know about the Opioid Crisis

May 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wesley’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 2409 Peanut Plant Road
Elizabethtown, NC 28337 United States
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Featuring presentations by Kincy Barrow, Southeastern Carolina Crossroads Executive Director, and Dr. Kelly Erola, LCFH Chief Medical Officer. Event is FREE. For More Information Contact: Lindsey Hinson at 910-620-2264 or Lindsey.Hinson@lcfh.org. Lower Cape Fear Hospice is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the highest level of care and comfort to patients with life-limiting illness; support and counseling to families; and education to the community. For more information, visit LCFH.org.

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Caregiving Can Make Life Crazy! – Wilmington

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
First Baptist Church Activity Center, 1939 Independence Blvd
Wilmington, NC United States
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Join us for this free workshop for caregivers! While caregiving is often a rewarding experience, it can also cause people to feel, think, act, and experience life in ways they otherwise would not. This free workshop will help both personal and professional caregivers find practical strategies, tactics, and tips to help them handle the inherent challenges and stresses of caring for another. RSVP by May 7 to Jason Clamme at Jason.Clamme@lcfh.org or 910-796-7943. Snacks, coffee and a certificate of attendance…

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Volunteer Open House – Onslow

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
LCFH Onslow, 2424 Commerce Drive
Jacksonville, NC United States
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Come learn about our Volunteer Opportunities and how to get involved! Our volunteers play a crucial role in providing excellent care and support to our patients and families through companionship, running errands, planning celebrations, assisting with bucket lists, and many other service opportunities. They also support our mission by providing administrative and fundraising/event assistance.As a volunteer, your time and talent make a positive and immediate impact in our community. For more information, call our volunteer department at 910-796-7900.

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Begin the Conversation Workshop – Clinic

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Phillips LifeCare & Counseling Center, 1414 Physicians Drive
Wilmington, NC 28401 United States
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In life we plan for everything...but we never begin the conversation about the end. This free workshop is open to anyone in the community and will help participants identify health care choices and communicate those choices to their family members and health care providers. Advance Directive documents, Living Wills and Health Care Power of Attorney will be explained, and forms, resources and notary services will be available. The goal of Begin the Conversation workshops is to enable attendees to have…

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Self-Care and Complimentary Therapies

May 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dr. Robert M. Fales Hospice Pavilion, 1406 Physicians Drive
Wilmington, NC 28401 United States
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Lorraine Perry, Healing Arts Coordinator, discusses the importance of good self-care and self-compassion. Renew your spirit through art therapy by connecting with your personal creative energy. Seating is limited. There is no cost to attend. Registration is required. Contact Holly Pilson at 910-274-0339 to register. Please do not register using the form below, call 910-274-0339 to register for this workshop. Thank you.

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June 2019

Caregiver Essentials – Horry

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 4, 2019

LCFH Mercy Care, 8216 Devon Court
Myrtle Beach, SC United States
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Being a caregiver can be a daunting task. Our Caregiver Essentials will arm you with skills and knowledge to help you tackle the everyday challenges of caring for your loved one at home. Our classroom and simulation room training will teach you essential basics of Activities of Daily Living: • Changing a bed with someone in it • Transferring from bed to bedside commode • Giving a bed bath • Performing Oral Care to Promote Wellness • Providing Skin Care…

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Begin the Conversation Free Community Workshop

June 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 955 Mercy Lane SE
Bolivia, NC 28422 United States
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In life we prepare for everything... but we never begin the conversation about the end. Join us at this free community workshop to learn about advance directives. We will help you prepare your Healthcare Power of Attorney and Living Will. For more information, contact Jennifer Jordan, Community Liaison, at 910-523-9792 or jennifer.jordan@lcfh.org. The goal of Begin the Conversation workshops is to enable attendees to have peace of mind that their healthcare wishes are known and their loved ones have the…

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Begin the Conversation Workshop – Clinic

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Phillips LifeCare & Counseling Center, 1414 Physicians Drive
Wilmington, NC 28401 United States
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In life we plan for everything...but we never begin the conversation about the end. This free workshop is open to anyone in the community and will help participants identify health care choices and communicate those choices to their family members and health care providers. Advance Directive documents, Living Wills and Health Care Power of Attorney will be explained, and forms, resources and notary services will be available. The goal of Begin the Conversation workshops is to enable attendees to have…

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Scam Awareness Workshop

June 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Pender County Library, 103 S. Cowan Street
Burgaw, NC United States
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What are scam artists doing to fool people now and how are they targeting seniors? How can you spot a scam? How can you avoid scams – and what do you do if you get caught in one? Dr. John D’Ambrosio, President/CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Coastal Carolina, will help seniors, their caregivers and their loved ones learn more about protecting themselves from current scams at this free workshop. If you’ve ever wondered if you’re doing enough to…

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It’s Not All In Your Head: What Seniors Need to Know About Dementia

June 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Calvary Chapel, 1038 Henderson Drive
Jacksonville, NC United States
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In this free workshop you will learn about the early signs and symptoms of dementia, the different types of dementia and how they are different, and caring for someone with dementia. Attendees will also get to participate in a simulation experience, thanks to a grant from the Landfall Foundation, that uses special tools to simulate common symptoms of dementia, along with other conditions that are common as we age. Lunch is included; registration is REQUIRED. Register by June 24 by…

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Volunteer Open House – Bladen/Columbus

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Angel House Hospice Care Center, 206 Warrior Trail Road
Whiteville, NC 28472 United States
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Come learn about our Volunteer Opportunities and how to get involved! Our volunteers play a crucial role in providing excellent care and support to our patients and families through companionship, running errands, planning celebrations, assisting with bucket lists, and many other service opportunities. They also support our mission by providing administrative and fundraising/event assistance.As a volunteer, your time and talent make a positive and immediate impact in our community. For more information, call our volunteer department at 910-796-7900.

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July 2019

Caregiver Essentials – Horry

July 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 4, 2019

LCFH Mercy Care, 8216 Devon Court
Myrtle Beach, SC United States
+ Google Map

Being a caregiver can be a daunting task. Our Caregiver Essentials will arm you with skills and knowledge to help you tackle the everyday challenges of caring for your loved one at home. Our classroom and simulation room training will teach you essential basics of Activities of Daily Living: • Changing a bed with someone in it • Transferring from bed to bedside commode • Giving a bed bath • Performing Oral Care to Promote Wellness • Providing Skin Care…

Find out more »

Begin the Conversation Workshop – Clinic

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Phillips LifeCare & Counseling Center, 1414 Physicians Drive
Wilmington, NC 28401 United States
+ Google Map

In life we plan for everything...but we never begin the conversation about the end. This free workshop is open to anyone in the community and will help participants identify health care choices and communicate those choices to their family members and health care providers. Advance Directive documents, Living Wills and Health Care Power of Attorney will be explained, and forms, resources and notary services will be available. The goal of Begin the Conversation workshops is to enable attendees to have…

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August 2019

Caregiver Essentials – Horry

August 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 4, 2019

LCFH Mercy Care, 8216 Devon Court
Myrtle Beach, SC United States
+ Google Map

Being a caregiver can be a daunting task. Our Caregiver Essentials will arm you with skills and knowledge to help you tackle the everyday challenges of caring for your loved one at home. Our classroom and simulation room training will teach you essential basics of Activities of Daily Living: • Changing a bed with someone in it • Transferring from bed to bedside commode • Giving a bed bath • Performing Oral Care to Promote Wellness • Providing Skin Care…

Find out more »

Begin the Conversation Free Community Workshop

August 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 955 Mercy Lane SE
Bolivia, NC 28422 United States
+ Google Map

In life we prepare for everything... but we never begin the conversation about the end. Join us at this free community workshop to learn about advance directives. We will help you prepare your Healthcare Power of Attorney and Living Will. For more information, contact Jennifer Jordan, Community Liaison, at 910-523-9792 or jennifer.jordan@lcfh.org. The goal of Begin the Conversation workshops is to enable attendees to have peace of mind that their healthcare wishes are known and their loved ones have the…

Find out more »

Begin the Conversation Workshop – Clinic

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Phillips LifeCare & Counseling Center, 1414 Physicians Drive
Wilmington, NC 28401 United States
+ Google Map

In life we plan for everything...but we never begin the conversation about the end. This free workshop is open to anyone in the community and will help participants identify health care choices and communicate those choices to their family members and health care providers. Advance Directive documents, Living Wills and Health Care Power of Attorney will be explained, and forms, resources and notary services will be available. The goal of Begin the Conversation workshops is to enable attendees to have…

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