LifePath Palliative Care and Hospice to hold special “Tree of Remembrance” memorial celebration on Friday, December 5

June 30, 2015

Sylva, N.C. – LifePath Palliative Care and Hospice, which serves the communities of Harris Regional and Swain Community Hospitals, will hold a special memorial celebration entitled “Tree of Remembrance” on Friday, December 5 in the main lobby of Harris Regional Hospital at 6pm.

All community members are invited to attend to celebrate the lives of family members, friends, and loved ones who are no longer with us. The celebration will include special music, readings, and stories all focused around honoring and remembering our loved ones, with an opportunity to place butterfly ornaments on the Tree of Remembrance in memory of loved ones. A tree lighting ceremony will also take place during the event.

The tree will remain in place throughout the month of December and community members, patients, and staff are all welcome to place ornaments on the tree at any time.

LifePath Palliative Care and Hospice has been serving the community with the highest quality of end-of-life care to Jackson and surrounding counties for over 20 years. Board-certified palliative medicine specialist Dan Mackey, MD joined the LifePath team in the spring of this year and oversees LifePath’s clinical operations with direct involvement in each patient case. Mackey also sees patients from throughout the region as part of a palliative care clinic focused around treating rare, non-curative illnesses.

For more information on the event or on the services offered by LifePath, call (828) 631-1702.