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Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Presentation at Hospice of Marion County Oct. 21

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Presentation at Hospice of Marion County Oct. 21

(Ocala, FL – Oct. 2, 2019)

Hospice of Marion County (HMC) is hosting a presentation by Carol Borden, Founder and CEO of Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. on October 21 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at The Elliott Center, 3231 SW 34th Ave., Ocala. This event is open to the public and refreshments will be served. RSVP to Samantha at (352) 873-7441 or sdagostino@hospiceofmarion.com.

This 501C(3) organization was started in 2010. They train medical service dogs to mitigate the challenges associated with several disabilities, including: PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), seizure disorders, glucose imbalance, mobility issues and more. Guardian Angels have paired more than 300 individually trained medical service dogs with deserving recipients since beginning their service. To learn more about Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, visit www.medicalservicedogs.org.

Hospice of Marion County is a proud partner in the national We Honor Veterans program with Level 4 status, and is currently working towards obtaining Level 5, the highest designation possible. This presentation on October 21 is another way HMC provides Marion County veterans programs and services to enhance their lives. To learn more about how we support veterans visit: https://www.hospiceofmarion.com/services/veterans-care/.

About Hospice of Marion County (HMC): A not-for-profit locally operated hospice, HMC has provided compassionate end-of-life care for patients and their families since 1983. Patients may receive services in their own home, assisted living facility, nursing home or in one of our three hospice houses. A comprehensive hospice model, HMC is the county’s third largest healthcare company and earned Deemed Status designation from the Joint Commission, the national gold standard for quality healthcare.      



Contact: Brynett Gamba
Hospice of Marion County