U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent announced Dec. 18 during an event at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center that he is co-sponsoring a bill designed to expand the availability of palliative care services to patients through workforce training and development. Today’s health care system often can focus exclusively on treating a patient’s disease, while falling short of addressing emotional concerns, physical symptoms — including pain — and other chronic needs that are a part of treating a serious illness, such as cancer.
Save the date for the ninth annual Kalenak Memorial Golf Classic at the Hershey Country Club, West Course on Friday, May 27. Registration and the luncheon run from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., and the scramble tournament begins at 1 p.m. The reception and award's ceremony will begin at 6 p.m.