Thursday, October 9, 2008

New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition to Present "Caring for Mo" Screening & Discussion

[Received this press release from Bentley Commons at Bedford.]

Bedford, NH – Bentley Commons at Bedford (www.bentleycommons.com), a premier assisted living community, as part of their weekly Tuesday, Talk & Takeout Lecture Series and in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, will be hosting a screening of Caring for Mo on October 28, 2008 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The screening will be followed by a discussion and dinner.

Nurses, social workers, caregivers and breast cancer survivors are invited to this complimentary event that chronicles a New Hampshire nurse’s 20-month battle with breast cancer. It has become a moving educational tool that stimulates discussion about the impact of serious illness on patients, families and caregivers. Following the screening, healthcare communication expert, Cindy Gourgue, RN, BSN, MS, Creative Producer of Caring for Mo, will lead an insightful discussion that will explore the interactions of medical professionals.

Bentley Commons at Bedford is an 85-unit senior living community offering Assisted Living and Respite Care in the luxury of a five-star hotel. Assisted living at Bentley Commons provides seniors with unlimited daily care assistance for such routine tasks as dressing or taking their medication. Respite Care provides the same assistance for those in need of care following a hospitalization or for caregivers in need of temporary relief.

Tuesday, Talk & Takeout: Caring for Mo will take place on October 28, 2008 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Bentley Commons, located at 66 Hawthorne Drive in Bedford. RSVP is required by Friday, October 24 and can be made by calling Ann Count or Suzanne January at (603) 644-2200. For more information or directions, visit www.bentleycommons.com/bedford.