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ITHACA, N.Y. –– Tompkins County Public Library is partnering with Hospicare to offer an advance care planning workshop on Tuesday, June 16 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This one-hour online workshop, hosted by Dr. Lucia Jander and the Hospicare interdisciplinary team, will cover the importance of advance care planning; guidance in filling out Health Care Proxy, MOLST and other important forms; and how to start the conversation with families and loved ones.

Dr. Jander, Medical Director of Hospicare since January 2020, and her team provide emotional, medical, and spiritual support to patients, families, and caregivers in Tompkins and Cortland counties. 

Registration is required for this free event, which will be held via Zoom. For more information and to register visit the TCPL website. For questions about this event, contact Librarian Teresa Vadakin at

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