King City, CA, July 30, 2020 - The nonprofit VNA Hospice’s innovative Latino Mobile Resource Center van will be at two South County locations in August 2020 — once in Gonzales and twice in King City — as well as four times via Zoom conferencing and five at CHISPA housing communities.
The van, which was launched in November 2019, continues its mission to deliver information and resources about end-of-life decisions and care to the local Spanish-speaking communities of Monterey County.
The van, funded in part by Hospice Giving Foundation, will be at the following physical locations:
>8-11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 2: Identifying needed resources for the community, King City Flea Market, 625 Division St., King City.
>10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 4: Identifying needed resources for the community, Vosti Recreation Center, 107 Centennial Dr., Gonzales.
>8-11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 9: Educating the Community on End of Life Planning, King City Flea Market, 625 Division St. King City.
The outreach with the CHISPA (Community Housing Improvement Systems and Planning Association, Inc.) communities, all on the topic of identifying needed resources for the community, are as follows:
>3-5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, at Los Abuelitos Senior Housing, 528 East Market St., Salinas.
>12-3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31, Canyon Creek Townhomes, 1834 Chablis Way, Gonzales.
>3- 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, Tyler Park Townhomes, 1120 Heidi Dr., Greenfield.
>4-6 p.m. Wednesday Aug. 26, Villa San Miguel, 1201 Amherst Dr. King City.
>12-2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, Market Street Townhomes, 110 Market St., Soledad.
The four online Zoom conferencing sessions include:
>6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3: Virtual “Go Wish” Game with Mujeres en Acción (Greenfield group).
>12 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6: Virtual “Go Wish” Game with Mujeres en Acción (Soledad group)
>7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6: Virtual “Go Wish” Game with Mujeres en Acción (Castroville group)
>4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7: Virtual “Go Wish” Game with Mujeres en Acción (Salinas group)
For more information visit www.ccvna.com, or call (831) 372-6668.
About VNA & Hospice
Since 1951, the not-for-profit VNA has provided a wide range of home health care, serving Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz and South Santa Clara counties. VNA places an emphasis on individual patient needs and goals, providing care in an ethical, effective, compassionate and fiscally responsible manner.
VNA Community Services brings wellness to our community. Well known as the community immunizers; experienced, professional registered nurses provide on- site flu and vaccine services.
As the only travel health clinic, VNA provides comprehensive consultation and immunizations for international travelers. Health screenings and education are offered to corporate business, in the field or in the board room. Nurses provide services to local schools to meet state-mandated screenings, vaccines and staff education.
VNA provides intermittent care, covered primarily by insurance, through the expert skills of our trained and certified clinicians, to assist patients, families, and caregivers in the comfort and familiarity of their own homes. The home health division offers key specialty program, including cardiac, connections, diabetic, orthopedic, and palliative care. These individual programs have advanced practice clinicians and program expertise.
VNA Hospice is specialized type of care for those facing a life-limiting illness, their families and their caregiver. The care involves a team-oriented approach to expert medical care, pain management, and emotional and spiritual support expressly tailored to the patient’s needs and wishes. A key component to the team is VNA Volunteers who give their time to improve the lives of others. For the community, grief and loss support are offered to individuals or groups.
VNA & Hospice, Inc.
PO Box 2480
Monterey, CA 93942-2480
Email: [email protected]
Marci Bracco Cain
Salinas, CA 93901