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Commemorating Memorial Day with Veterans in Palliative and Hospice Care - Online

Virtual Vet-Vet-Café Commemoration of Memorial Day


Wed. May 24, 2023, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm ET






This virtual coast-to-coast program will focus on how health care providers in the public
and private sectors can work more closely together in order to recognize and overcome
obstacles that prevent Veterans from receiving appropriate end-of-life care.

Special Guest: Benjamin Pomerance, Deputy Commissioner for Program Development at the New York State Department of Veterans’ Services

Discussion Topics:

  • Concerns raised by Veterans who decline VA health care and services
  • Supportive services for caregivers and survivors
  • Commemorating Memorial Day with veterans in palliative and hospice care
  • Where to find vital resources available for the Veterans you serve
  • What is a medical nexus letter, how it can help, and liability concerns

Moderated by: 

  • Noga Welner-Kessler, MSW, Veterans Coordinator and Medical Social Worker for Hospice East Bay
  • Ashton Stewart, MPA, Veteran Liaison and Accredited Veteran Service Officer for MJHS

Contact: Ashton Stewart ·


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