OAKWOOD LUTHERAN MINISTRIES HOSTS EVENT ON PALLIATIVE CARE THAT COULD HELP YOU OR SOMEONE
June 12th at 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Oakwood Arts Center.
To Park: Enter Oakwood Village at 6205 Mineral Point Road and veer right. Look for green Special Event signs. Park outdoors in the surface lot.
Palliative Care: Coping Better during Treatment for a Serious Illness
When you have a serious illness, every day can be an uphill battle. Symptoms like pain, shortness of breath and anxiety—plus the side effects of treatments and medications—can leave you struggling. In this presentation, you’ll learn about “palliative care.” It’s supportive care that helps you feel and cope better with the medical issues and emotional toll of a serious illness. Hear about in-home services that can bring relief while you continue to seek a cure for your illness. Learn how you can benefit, who pays and how to find out if are eligible for palliative care.
Dr. Tony Braus Hospice/Palliative Physician
Anthony Braus, MD, joined Agrace in 2012. He is board certified in geriatrics and psychiatry. Dr. Braus practiced hospital-based psychiatry for more than 20 years, primarily at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison. He regularly consults with staff caring for Agrace hospice and palliative care patients who have forms of dementia and other psychiatric conditions. Dr. Braus received his medical degree from Michigan