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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August 2018

Begin the Conversation

August 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 22, 2018

Phillips LifeCare & Counseling Center, 1414 Physicians Drive
Wilmington, NC 28401 United States
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If a serious illness or injury prevented you from communicating your healthcare wishes, would your loved ones know what type of care you want? Would they agree about what to do? Would they forever second guess the decisions they made? Join us for our free one-hour Begin the Conversation clinic and find out how to eliminate guessing, stress and conflict for your loved ones by ensuring your advance care wishes are known. This free one-hour clinic will be offered the…

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Bladen/Columbus Volunteer Training

August 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until August 22, 2018

Angel House Hospice Care Center, 206 Warrior Trail Road
Whiteville, NC 28472 United States
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Lower Cape Fear Hospice is in need of volunteers to help families in Bladen and Columbus counties facing life-limiting illness.As a hospice volunteer you can hold a hand, read a book, run errands, walk a dog, mow a lawn, give a haircut, cook a meal, bake a cake, fulfill a bucket list wish, celebrate a life, honor a veteran, and be a friend to a family in your community when they need one the most. Be a volunteer! You must…

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Bladen/Columbus Volunteer Training

August 21, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until August 22, 2018

Angel House Hospice Care Center, 206 Warrior Trail Road
Whiteville, NC 28472 United States
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Lower Cape Fear Hospice is in need of volunteers to help families in Bladen and Columbus counties facing life-limiting illness.As a hospice volunteer you can hold a hand, read a book, run errands, walk a dog, mow a lawn, give a haircut, cook a meal, bake a cake, fulfill a bucket list wish, celebrate a life, honor a veteran, and be a friend to a family in your community when they need one the most. Be a volunteer! You must…

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Bladen/Columbus Volunteer Training

August 22, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until August 22, 2018

Angel House Hospice Care Center, 206 Warrior Trail Road
Whiteville, NC 28472 United States
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Lower Cape Fear Hospice is in need of volunteers to help families in Bladen and Columbus counties facing life-limiting illness.As a hospice volunteer you can hold a hand, read a book, run errands, walk a dog, mow a lawn, give a haircut, cook a meal, bake a cake, fulfill a bucket list wish, celebrate a life, honor a veteran, and be a friend to a family in your community when they need one the most. Be a volunteer! You must…

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September 2018

Begin the Conversation

September 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 22, 2018

Phillips LifeCare & Counseling Center, 1414 Physicians Drive
Wilmington, NC 28401 United States
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If a serious illness or injury prevented you from communicating your healthcare wishes, would your loved ones know what type of care you want? Would they agree about what to do? Would they forever second guess the decisions they made? Join us for our free one-hour Begin the Conversation clinic and find out how to eliminate guessing, stress and conflict for your loved ones by ensuring your advance care wishes are known. This free one-hour clinic will be offered the…

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Seniors and the Opioid Crisis – Cancelled

September 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Jacksonville Conference Center, 800 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28403 United States
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Regrettably, we must cancel this scheduled event. We will relist when we are able to reschedule. This community education event features presentations by John Dawson, Geriatric Mental Health Specialist, and Dr. Kelly Erola, LCFH Chief Medical Officer. It is FREE to attend and breakfast will be provided. Reserve your space by calling Talysa McCall, Community Outreach Coordinator, at 910-409-4177, or email talysa.mccall@lcfh.org. Register for this event by completing the form at the bottom of the page. If you are also…

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October 2018

Begin the Conversation

October 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 22, 2018

Phillips LifeCare & Counseling Center, 1414 Physicians Drive
Wilmington, NC 28401 United States
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If a serious illness or injury prevented you from communicating your healthcare wishes, would your loved ones know what type of care you want? Would they agree about what to do? Would they forever second guess the decisions they made? Join us for our free one-hour Begin the Conversation clinic and find out how to eliminate guessing, stress and conflict for your loved ones by ensuring your advance care wishes are known. This free one-hour clinic will be offered the…

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November 2018

Begin the Conversation

November 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 22, 2018

Phillips LifeCare & Counseling Center, 1414 Physicians Drive
Wilmington, NC 28401 United States
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If a serious illness or injury prevented you from communicating your healthcare wishes, would your loved ones know what type of care you want? Would they agree about what to do? Would they forever second guess the decisions they made? Join us for our free one-hour Begin the Conversation clinic and find out how to eliminate guessing, stress and conflict for your loved ones by ensuring your advance care wishes are known. This free one-hour clinic will be offered the…

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December 2018

Begin the Conversation

December 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 22, 2018

Phillips LifeCare & Counseling Center, 1414 Physicians Drive
Wilmington, NC 28401 United States
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If a serious illness or injury prevented you from communicating your healthcare wishes, would your loved ones know what type of care you want? Would they agree about what to do? Would they forever second guess the decisions they made? Join us for our free one-hour Begin the Conversation clinic and find out how to eliminate guessing, stress and conflict for your loved ones by ensuring your advance care wishes are known. This free one-hour clinic will be offered the…

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February 2019

Caregiver Essentials – Horry

February 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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
Myrtel 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 Open House – Brunswick

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 955 Mercy Lane SE
Bolivia, NC 28422 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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A Positive Approach to Care – New Hanover

February 22 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 pm
Phillips LifeCare & Counseling Center, 1414 Physicians Drive
Wilmington, NC 28401 United States
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FREE WORKSHOP - Everyone is invited A Positive Approach to Care: Enhancing Understanding and Building Skills in the Care for those with Dementia. Be Supported. More than 16 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias. We want to support caregivers in creating a positive and caring environment for loved ones living with dementia. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of what persons living with dementia experience, and be able to identify helpful techniques for caring…

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A Positive Approach to Care – Brunswick

February 22 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 955 Mercy Lane SE
Bolivia, NC 28422 United States
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FREE WORKSHOP - Everyone is invited A Positive Approach to Care: Enhancing Understanding and Building Skills in the Care for those with Dementia. Be Supported. More than 16 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias. We want to support caregivers in creating a positive and caring environment for loved ones living with dementia. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of what persons living with dementia experience, and be able to identify helpful techniques for caring…

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March 2019

Volunteer Orientation – New Hanover

March 4 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 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 three sessions: March 4, 6 and 8 from 9 am-1pm. Volunteers are required to attend all three dates to complete training. Every day, Lower Cape Fear Hospice volunteers make a difference in the lives of patients and families facing life-limiting illness. By providing companionship or respite, running errands, taking care of beloved pets, mowing a lawn, planning a life…

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Caregiver Essentials – Horry

March 6 @ 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
Myrtel 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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The Real Deal About Your Meal

March 12 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Coastal Carolina Community College, 444 Western Blvd
Jacksonville, NC United States
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The Real Deal About Your Meal: What Seniors Need to Know About Nutrition as They Age. Join us for a FREE nutrition presentation touching on several important topics about general healthful nutrition. Some of the specifics will include topics like trendy diets (should you or shouldn’t you), grocery shopping tips, and weight management. We will also spend a portion of this presentation looking at eating patterns to help with memory while aging and management of other common medical conditions. Featured…

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April 2019

Volunteer Training – Pender

April 1 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
LCFH Pender Office, 209-A NC Hwy 117 N. Bypass
Burgaw, NC 28425 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 three sessions: April 1, 2 and 5 from 9 am-1pm. Volunteers are required to attend all three dates to complete training. Every day, Lower Cape Fear Hospice volunteers make a difference in the lives of patients and families facing life-limiting illness. By providing companionship or respite, running errands, taking care of beloved pets, mowing a lawn, planning a life…

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Caregiver Essentials – Horry

April 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
Myrtel 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…

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Begin the Conversation Workshop – Wilmington

April 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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 held in honor of National Healthcare Decisions Day 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…

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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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Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
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