Education & Resources

Pioneer Valley Hospice & Palliative Care offers educational programming to civic groups, businesses, faith communities, healthcare providers, nursing home staff, and other groups interested in learning about hospice. In-depth professional trainings and workshops are also available.

Topics include:

  • Pain and symptom management
  • The hospice concept, philosophy and services
  • Grief and bereavement
  • Communication skills related to death and dying
  • Caring for the caregiver
  • Barriers to end-of-life care
  • Spiritual needs of the dying and bereaved
  • Advanced directives

To learn more or to schedule a presentation for your community group or organization, please call Pioneer Valley Hospice & Palliative Care at 413-774-2400.

Resources for Families