If you were in control of your last months of life, what would you want? What would you want to accomplish? Who would you want to see? When life-prolonging interventions are no longer helpful or desired, hospice can offer support to meet your goals and spend your time focusing on what is important to you. Dr. Veeder will provide the basics of hospice care, dispel myths surrounding hospice, and answer questions you may have about hospice.
Dr. Heather Veeder
Heather Veeder is a Senior Medical Director for VITAS Healthcare, the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care. Dr. Veeder oversees the medical care and treatment of VITAS patients in their homes, nursing homes, assisted living communities, inpatient units, and personal care homes in San Antonio, Texas. She also consults with patients’ attending physicians, supervises VITAS team physicians, guides staff, and serves as a resource to practicing physicians and other healthcare professionals on the benefits of hospice and palliative care for patients and their families. She also serves as Adjunct Faculty for UT Health San Antonio and works with fellows, residents, and medical students.
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