Hospice of St. Francis offers free caregiver education classes


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Hospice of St. Francis will offer Caregiving Education and Resource classes for current and future caregivers, their family and friends.

All classes were developed nationally in response to the issues caregivers themselves identified. Each class focuses on different issues a caregiver will face. Hospice of St. Francis’ programs and training classes are offered free of charge to Brevard County residents.

Sunflower House, located in Merritt Square Mall on Merritt Island, will host a series of classes. The program consists of six 90-minute classes that will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday. The dates for the education program are Sept. 26 and 28, and Oct. 3, 5, 10 and 12.

To register, contact Barbara Borman at 321-269-4240, ext. 3452 or at 866-269-4240. She also can be reached at caregiving@hospiceofstfrancis.com.

Hospice of St. Francis was founded in 1977 and serves all of Brevard County with offices in Titusville and Melbourne. It is an independent, nonprofit hospice serving the pain relief and symptom management needs of patients.

Hospice of St. Francis provides support programs to assist with the many needs of families with terminally ill loved ones.

For information about patient services and support programs, call 321-269-4240 or 866-269-4240. Their website is hospiceofstfrancis.com.