Program and panel discussion on palliative care

The Whittingham Cancer Center at Norwalk Hospital will host a program on Palliative Care: What is it? A Plan for Patients and Caregivers on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 5 to 7, in the Whittingham Cancer Center Conference Room, 24 Stevens Street.

Featured speakers will be Andrea Ruskin, M.D., Oncology/Hematology at Norwalk Hospital; Christine Pfeffer, R.N., Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County; Michelle Dailey, family therapist, Norwalk Hospital; and Kaye May, cancer center chaplain, Norwalk Hospital. A panel discussion follows the presentation.

The informal program is free and a light dinner will be provided. Reservations are required. To RSVP, call Michelle Dailey at 203-852-2174 or email