June 6, 2022 (Camden County, Ga.) – Hospice of The Golden Isles (HGI) announces the formation of its Camden County Advisory Council. Seven founding members met at the inaugural meeting hosted by Southeast Georgia Regional Health System, Camden Campus. The advisory council will work with the board and staff leadership at Hospice of the Golden Isles to help develop a plan to better engage with and serve the residents of Camden County who are facing serious advanced illnesses and need end-of-life care and support. The council will provide guidance and insight into the community’s needs for end-of-life medical care, support for grief and loss, caregiving support, and assistance with advanced care planning. One of the goals of the work of the council is to help HGI staff and volunteers raise awareness of the resources offered by HGI and how to access the services in Camden County.

Founding Members of the Camden County Advisory Council include:

Jeff Barker

President, St. Mary’s United Methodist Church Foundation, Inc.

The Honorable Kristy Chance

Council Member, Kingsland, Ga.

Glenn Gann

Vice President Southeast Georgia Health System, Camden Campus

The Honorable John Morrissey

Mayor, St. Mary’s, Ga.

Reverend James G. Patterson, Jr., D. Min. (Jim)

Retired Navy Chaplain, Retired CCRC Chaplain, Former Hospice Chaplain

Sheila Ulmer

Retired, Former Community Hospice & Palliative Care Nurse

“We are so grateful that this group of community leaders is willing to give of their time and knowledge to help HGI better connect with and serve the residents of Camden County,” said Susan Ponder-Stansel, President and CEO of Alivia Care, Inc. “We know as the population of the county continues to grow, so too will the need for the services and support offered by HGI. We look forward to learning from our council and having their guidance as we seek to make our care accessible to all residents of Camden County who could benefit from our services.”

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Hospice of the Golden Isles is a 501(c) 3 community-based, non-profit organization serving patients in Glynn, Camden, McIntosh, Brantley, and Charlton counties. Hospice provides care for the body, mind, and spirit. It focuses on expert pain and symptom management and improving quality of life for patients with life-limiting illnesses. For more information on Hospice of the Golden Isles, call 912-265-4735 or 866-275-6801, or visit the website at Hospice.me.

The Mission of Alivia Care, Inc., a 501c3, is to provide leadership to support innovative care solutions through best-in-class services, collaborative partnerships, and strategic investments. The strategic intent of Alivia Care of Georgia, a 501c3 subsidiary of Alivia Care, Inc., is to partner with community-based hospice providers in Georgia to create and strengthen care solutions through vision, leadership, investment, and advocacy. For more information, contact Michelle Cardinal (michelle.cardinal@aliviacare.com; 904.402.1354)

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