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    Trish Christofferson
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  1. All of the available seats for the February 14th luncheon and presentation have been reserved. If you made a reservation and have not paid the $15 recommended donation, it is requested that you pay in advance at the Boquete Health and Hospice table in the Tuesday Market.
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    A Luncheon Invitation- February 14

    You are invited to attend!
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    Save the Date!

    What are you doing for February 14th? Hearts, candy, flowers, Valentines? Sure, share them over dinner. But for lunch, attend the BHH luncheon and presentation on medical marijuana. We all need to learn more. Boquete Health and Hospice hosts Dr. Rod Gottula, a U.S. practicing physician specializing in medical marijuana. MORE INFO TO COME! SAVE THE DATE - LUNCH on February 14 to learn about this timely topic. Volunteers Caring for Our Community www.boquetehealth.org
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    Boquete Health and Hospice Luncheon and Speaker

    What are you doing for February 14th? Hearts, candy, flowers, Valentines? Sure, share them over dinner. But for lunch, attend the BHH luncheon and presentation on medical marijuana. We all need to learn more. Boquete Health and Hospice hosts Dr. Rod Gottula, a U.S. practicing physician specializing in medical marijuana. MORE INFO TO COME! SAVE THE DATE - LUNCH on February 14 to learn about this timely topic. Suggested donation: $15.00 to include lunch, presentations and handouts. Volunteers Caring for Our Community www.boquetehealth.org
  5. What is at the top of your New Year’s resolution list? How about BEING PREPARED? Come to the BHH presentation at BCP, Tuesday, Jan. 8th at 10:30. Learn things you can do to be prepared in Boquete. On Tuesday, Jan. 15th (same place and time), Juan Contreras, a local attorney, will present legal aspects of being prepared in Panama. Boquete Health and Hospice
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    Booquete Health and Hospice Being Prepared Presentation

    What is at the top of your New Year’s resolution list? How about BEING PREPARED? Come to the BHH presentation at BCP, Tuesday, Jan. 8th at 10:30. Learn things you can do to be prepared in Boquete. On Tuesday, Jan. 15th (same place and time), Juan Contreras, a local attorney, will present legal aspects of being prepared in Panama. Boquete Health and Hospice
  7. View this email in your browser A Review of 2018 To Make a Donation BHHF functions with donations provided by the community. If you are interested in supporting the work we do, please make a donation. To make a financial contribution by check or cash contact Merl Will-Wallace,our treasurer,at dharma49@icloud.com to arrange a time and place to pick up your donation. You can also make a donation online on our website using the convenient Paypal button. Our Mission Our mission is to provide palliative care for the terminally ill in order that they may experience death with dignity; to inform and promote community health; and, to support people with health and wellness needs by providing information, equipment and volunteer services. For more information visit our website: http://www.boquetehealth.org We also have a Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/boqueteheartshandsandhelp/?ref=bookmarks Please Like our page and Share the contents with your family and friends. Confidentiality All patient information shared with any Boquete Health and Hospice volunteer is kept in the strictest confidence. To Contact Us Hospice/Health: (507) 6781-9250 Blood Donor Program: (507)-6590-2000 Email: boquetehospice@gmail.com Email: boquetehealth@gmail.com Copyright © 2018 Boquete Health and Hospice, All rights reserved. Want to change how you receive these emails? You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list.
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    Thank you for your support!

    Boquete Health and Hospice is grateful for all of the support we receive from our community!
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    Look for us at the Tuesday Market!

    See you at the Tuesday Market!
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    Celebrate Giving Tuesday

    Look for us at the Tuesday Market!
  11. View this email in your browser Hundreds Benefit from the 2018 Boquete Health Fair Stormy skies couldn’t stop the flow of Panamanians and Expats alike into the 2018 Boquete Health Fair, October 14, hosted by Boquete Health and Hospice. 25 vendors promoted their medical services to the crowd in an impressive array of videos, displays and signage. Looking around you could see lines of families at the laboratory tables, hospitals and at MINSA getting their fingers poked to test glucose; getting blood pressure tests; and receiving free vaccinations for flu, pneumonia and tetanus. What a day it was to visit doctors, clinics, hospitals, specialists, pharmacies and laboratories, without being sick - just like trick or treating - getting special offers and valuable information. Our sincere thanks extend to all who volunteered, all our vendors, and all who came to experience our second annual Boquete Health Fair. We learned a lot and look forward to start planning for our third annual event next year. To see more photos from the Health Fair go to our website: http://www.boquetehealth.org November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month Our Palliative Care Program Boquete Health and Hospice started out as Boquete Hospice. Supporting people in the final phase of their lives was what we were about. Although we have expanded greatly since then hospice work is still the first love of many of our volunteers. We feel very privileged to be in your life at this most special time. The final stage of life is precious and natural. It can be beautiful and graceful. It is our goal to support individuals facing this final stage so that they and their loved ones can experience it with peace and dignity. We organize, teach and provide information and equipment. We do everything we can do to make the experience better. We work with the family (whoever is close to and supporting the person) in many ways. There are tasks we perform such as loaning equipment as needed e.g. hospital bed, bedside commode, wheel chair or oxygen concentrator. We can provide meals for the patient and caregiver, provide information about nursing staff for hire and/or teach the family to provide care. Our goal is the comfort of the client to support them in having the best quality care possible in the time remaining. We might be the ones the patient chooses to talk to about what they are experiencing. We are good listeners and will be there for patient, family and whoever needs us. Here in Panama there are many obstacles to the family experiencing their loved one’s death as a calm transition. Our goal is to smooth the way. We know about the system in Panama for final arrangements, the paper work and the various offices. We know who to call and what information is needed. We have Spanish speaking volunteers who can help navigate the system. At Boquete Health and Hospice we know that death is a normal part of living and we treat it as such. We know what support other people in this position have needed and what was helpful. The support we give is logistical, practical and straight from the heart. Book Corner A Year to Live by Stephen Levine How to Live This Year as If It Were Your Last What would YOU do if you knew you only had one year to live? Move to Tahiti? Quit any commitments? Have that 2nd piece of pie? During his years of hospice work, Stephen Levine has witnessed many on their deathbeds who have regrets of unresolved relationship issues, unfulfilled bucket lists, and words they wish they had said. Stephen challenged himself in a year-long experiment resulting in this practical and spiritual approach to life and death that will wake you up and make you think. “Most of us go to extraordinary lengths to ignore, laugh off, or deny the fact that we are going to die, but preparing for death is one of the most rational and rewarding acts of a lifetime.” This book is definitely worth your time to read. It takes us into the emotional side of our familiar “Being Prepared.” My major lessons learned are: The time is NOW to do your personal healing and healing with others. Take care of unfinished business before it’s too late. Pay attention to every moment – smell the roses – avoid distractions that don’t serve your Highest, Best Self. Examine your priorities and live a life fulfilled NOW. Stephen Levine is suggesting living a year with this intense, merciful awareness. He says that preparing for death allows us to enter into a new and vibrant relationship with life. This book offers a healing process with clarity, insight and closure. To Make a Donation BHHF functions with donations provided by the community. If you are interested in supporting the work we do, please make a donation. To make a financial contribution by check or cash contact Merl Will-Wallace, our treasurer, at dharma49@icloud.com to arrange a time and place to pick up your donation. Our Mission Our mission is to provide palliative care for the terminally ill in order that they may experience death with dignity; to inform and promote community health; and, to support people with health and wellness needs by providing information, equipment and volunteer services. For more information visit our website: http://www.boquetehealth.org We also have a Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/boqueteheartshandsandhelp/?ref=bookmarks Please Like our page and Share the contents with your family and friends. Confidentiality All patient information shared with any Boquete Health and Hospice volunteer is kept in the strictest confidence. To Contact Us Hospice/Health: (507) 6781-9250 Blood Donor Program: (507)-6590-2000 Email: boquetehospice@gmail.com Email: boquetehealth@gmail.com Copyright © 2018 Boquete Health and Hospice, All rights reserved. Want to change how you receive these emails? You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list.
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    Boquete Health and Hospice Health Fair 2018

    Hundreds Benefit from the 2018 Boquete Health Fair Stormy skies couldn’t stop the flow of Panamanians and Expats alike into the 2018 Boquete Health Fair, October 14, hosted by Boquete Health and Hospice. 25 vendors promoted their medical services to the crowd in an impressive array of videos, displays and signage. Looking around you could see lines of families at the laboratory tables, hospitals and at MINSA getting their fingers poked to test glucose; getting blood pressure tests; and receiving free vaccinations for flu, pneumonia and tetanus. What a day it was to visit doctors, clinics, hospitals, specialists, pharmacies and laboratories, without being sick - just like trick or treating - getting special offers and valuable information. Our sincere thanks extend to all who volunteered, all our vendors, and all who came to experience our second annual Boquete Health Fair. We learned a lot and look forward to start planning for our third annual event next year. http://www.boquetehealth.org For more photos and information about Boquete Health and Hospice check out our website:
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    One Stop Shopping!

    “COME SEE your MEDICAL OPTIONS - all in one place, coming to YOU¨ Boquete Heath Fair October 14 – 1 to 4 pm – Feria de las Flores y Café de Boquete https://youtu.be/XJzCKgyaCvM Hospital Chiriqui Centro Medico Mae Lewis HRRL - Hospital Regional Hospital Materno Infantil Jose D. De Obaldia Todo Salud de Panamá Centro Ortopédico Hospital Chiriqui Centro de Ultrasound Farmacias Revilla We Care Pharmacy (VA outreach) Ministerio de Salud (MINSA) Laboratorio Clinico Inmunotec Laboratorio Clinico Analytik Dra. Vanessa Lambiz Boquete Medical & Associates Opticentro Vega Dr. Teofilo Samudio Clinica Piel Sana Hear4U Happy Feet Fisioterapia Especializada y Rehabilitacion BANCO de SANGRE INSTITUCIONAL David Rotary - Hospital Regional Boquete Health & Hospice - Boquete Rotary CREATING HEALTH and WELLNESS Center Peter Holyk, Naturista (MD –USA) Rodny Direct Organica Store Ana´s Veggies Buenos Vecinos FPI – Fundación Pro-Intergración 911 Knit-Natters BOQUETE HEALTH and HOSPICE Life Support Equipment Loan Health Support and Hospice Services Blood Donor Program “Volunteers Caring For Our Community” boquetehealth.org
  14. FREE / GRATIS Boquete Health Fair / Feria de la Salud Octubre 14, 2018 - 1 to 4 pm (Feria de las Flores y del Café de Boquete, Salon de Arco Iris) Link below for a “Quick Look” https:youtu.be/XJzCKgyaCvM https:youtu.be/m3wnl6UO-Fo Know your medical options!! Learn about a new blood donor program!! Boquete Health & Hospice’s mission is to support health in our community.
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    Boquete Health and Hospice Health Fair

    Know your medical options! Come to the Boquete Health Fair on October 14, at the Boquete Fair Grounds from 1:00 - 4:00 to meet doctors, specialists, representatives from clinics, hospitals, labs and more. Free testing is available for blood pressure and glucose. Boquete Health & Hospice's mission is to support health in our community. Click on the link below for more information: https://youtu.be/XJzCKgyaCvM https://youtu.be/XJzCKgyaCvM
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