Sessions look at care options

North Okanagan residents can learn more about living with chronic illness and supportive health care options

North Okanagan residents can learn more about living with chronic illness and supportive health care options.

Free health information sessions about funded supportive health care options will be held Tuesday, June 14 and Wednesday, June 22.

“Health care professionals will talk about and answer questions about benefits, eligibility, access and costs in the community, assisted living, residential/complex care and hospice,” said Ruth Edwards, executive director with the North Okanagan Hospice Society.

Along with Edwards, there will be presenters from the Interior Health Authority.  

The June 14 session runs from 1 to 3 p.m. at  Okanagan Regional Library’s Vernon branch while the June 22 session is from 1 to 3 p.m. at Pleasant Valley Health Centre in Armstrong.

There is no cost to attend the sessions. However, space is limited and pre-registration is required.

To register, call 250-503-1800 Ext. 101.

For more information about the sessions, visit www.nohs.ca.

These information sessions are being held in partnership with the Lumby Health Centre, the Interior Health Authority and Okanagan Regional Library.