VITAS Healthcare, the nation's leading provider of end-of-life care, will begin accepting hospice-appropriate patients in Lake and Sumter counties starting
January 2, 2018. Healthcare professionals may contact the Eustis office at (352) 589-0927 for information leading up to the official opening.
"We are ready to expand access to hospice and palliative care services for the Lake-Sumter community, so patients and caregivers have the physical, emotional, social and spiritual support they need at the end-of-life," said
Jillian Madsen, RN, General Manager for VITAS Healthcare in Lake and Sumter counties. Madsen is a resident of Lake County and was a valuable member of VITAS' Maitland office for more than 20 years before she was given the opportunity to lead the new Lake-Sumter location.