November 14, 2013

Unity Hopsice Offers Presentation at Veterans Affairs Medical Center

ST. LOUIS – On behalf of the Hospice Veterans Partnership, Unity Hospice Bereavement Coordinator/Community Liaison Beverly Lee recently hosted a gathering at the VA (Veterans Affairs) Medical Center in St. Louis, Mo. Lee’s discussion, titled “Making Sense of Faith and Grief,” highlighted ways to help understand culture, faith and spirituality as it relates to the hospice patient.

Unity Hospice of Greater St. Louis LLC offers bereavement services that provide individualized attention from grief specialists, social workers and chaplains. This support system allows Unity Hospice bereavement staff to remain in contact with families to help them cope with the passing of loved ones. During her presentation, Lee discussed important techniques that will help caregivers understand the faith and beliefs of various cultures and how it will pertain to the grieving process. To learn more about bereavement services offered by Unity Hospice of Greater St. Louis LLC, visit https://www.unityhospice.com/the-unity-difference/bereavement/.

As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Healthcare Systems nationwide provide care by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans. The St. Louis VA Medical Center hosts quarterly meetings in which area hospice organizations are present.

Founded in 1992, Unity Hospice LLC serving Illinois and Missouri is a full-service hospice and palliative care organization committed to providing comprehensive care, support and education to people facing life-limiting disease. The organization offers care of the highest quality by licensed and competent staff in accordance with laws & regulations and accepted standards of practice. With the dedication to make their patients’ final days as comfortable as possible, the Unity Hospice team provides an interdisciplinary approach to each individual and family, in which they go above and beyond everyday to meet their needs. For more information, visit https://www.unityhospice.com/.

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