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Botsford Hospital presents community seminar on supporting dying patients and family caregivers

Farmington Hills, Mich. (November 22, 2013)---Noted hospice and palliative care expert Dominic F. Glorioso Jr., D.O., will present a free community lecture at 7 p.m., Monday, December 2 at Botsford Hospital's Education and Administration Center, Classroom C. 
 
Sponsored by The Botsford Foundation and Gentiva Hospice Foundation, Dr. Glorioso will discuss death and dying and the importance of family support. "Death and dying are personal and painful experiences for both the individual going through the process and their loved ones," Dr. Glorioso said.  
"Psychological and physical needs change and present new challenges for families." 
 
Dr. Glorioso is director of palliative care at Gettysburg Hospital in Gettysburg, Penn., and a hospice physician at York Hospital, York, Penn. He is a nationally recognized lecturer and author on the subject of end-of-life decisions. 
 
The lecture is open to both the public and health care providers. For more information, call 248-442-7986. Reservations are not required.

Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330 bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center and a comprehensive care cancer center. Botsford Hospital is also home to an extensive medical education program and is part of Michigan State University's statewide campus system. Botsford Hospital each year cares for approximately 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and more than 600 physicians. A not-for-profit hospital, Botsford provided almost $10.5 million in community benefit during its 2011 fiscal year.

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