Oswego Health to hold community events

In upcoming weeks, Oswego Health is holding several informative community programs.

Renante Ignacio M.D, a specialist in hospice, palliative care and geriatric medicine, will be the guest speaker at an Ask the Doctor presentation at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 21 in the lower level conference room of the Oswego Health Services Center, which is adjacent to Oswego Hospital.

During his presentation, Dr. Ignacio will discuss how to handle end of life care when it arrives unexpectedly, advanced care planning and how to discuss your final wishes with family members.

He will also talk about the new laws impacting palliative care.

Community members seeking information on health-care coverage can attend a Health-care Coverage Fair to be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 27 in the lobby of Oswego Hospital.

Information will be provided on how individuals can secure health insurance from numerous plan representatives who will be at the fair to offer advice and answer questions.

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