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Seminar offers advice on when to call hospice

A free seminar will help determine the right time to call hospice for help with death and dying.

Dr. George Kryder, medical director for Knute Nelson Hospice as well as an internal medicine provider at Alexandria Clinic, will discuss the hospice philosophy and hospice's ability to manage pain and other troubling end-of-life symptoms.

The public is invited to the seminar, which begins at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 20, at Grand Arbor, 4403 Pioneer Road SE in Alexandria.

This is the first seminar in an ongoing series hosted by Knute Nelson Hospice. Upcoming seminar topics include:

• Tuesday, July 18 — Advance Care Planning & End-of-Life Wishes

• Tuesday, August 15 — Hospice: The Myths & Truths

Knute Nelson in a non-profit, faith-based corporation the provides senior housing and health care in west-central Minnesota.