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Hospice of the Valley’s Community Life Presents Planning for Your Future: Funeral Arrangement Tips

Forum provides an understanding of the funeral process and what services are available

SAN JOSE, CA – Hospice of the Valley, a leading provider and educator in palliative, hospice care and grief counseling, is pleased to present through its Community Life program, a forum on Planning for Your Future: Funeral Arrangement Tips, featuring Zoe Alameda, a 3rd generation owner/funeral director of Alameda Family Funeral & Cremation and Steven Albright, assistant manager of Madronia Cemetery, both of Saratoga, on Tuesday, May 6 from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. at Hospice of the Valley, located at 4850 Union Avenue, San Jose CA.

“We are finding more people are wishing to make thoughtful and practical decisions in planning their funerals in advance to make a difficult time for their families easier,” said Sally Adelus, president and chief executive officer of Hospice of the Valley. “We are pleased to provide this service to the community.”

The free community forum on Funeral Arrangement Tips is open to the general public. Donations to Hospice of the Valley are gratefully accepted. To RSVP, visit hospicevalley.org/communitylife. For additional information, contact: Jeanne Wun at jwun@hospicevalley.org or 1.408.559.5600 x5423.

About Hospice of the Valley

Hospice of the Valley is a nonprofit organization in Silicon Valley that provides serious illness and end-of-life care programs and services, including palliative and hospice care, grief counseling for adults, children and families, and emotional support, education and practical assistance. The organization also provides individual counseling and loss-specific support groups to anyone who has experienced a loss. Established in July 2013, the Palliative Care Center Silicon Valley, the first independent, community-based, licensed outpatient center of its kind in California for seriously ill patients and their families, is a division of Hospice of the Valley. Hospice of the Valley also provides a community resource website for caregivers and families at seriousillness.org/santaclaracounty. Serving Santa Clara County since 1979, Hospice of the Valley honors all cultures, beliefs, values and traditions and is committed to serving its diverse community and providing equitable access to care for all regardless of financial ability. For more information, call 408.559.5600 or visit hospicevalley.org.

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Media Contact:

Hospice of the Valley

Jeanne Wun

Community Relations

jwun@hospicevalley.org

1.408.489.6787

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