California’s first outpatient palliative care center opens in San Jose

The first free-standing outpatient center of its kind in California, Palliative Care Center Silicon Valley aims to treat often overlooked aspects of major illness: pain, other types of discomfort, emotional distress and anxiety of families facing difficult decisions. The opening of the nonprofit center was celebrated Friday in a ribbon-cutting ceremony with San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed, who said his wife, a nurse, is an advocate of palliative care. The center is a division of the nonprofit Hospice of the Valley. More.

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About The Rev. Thomas C. Jackson

Ordained to the priesthood in December, 2010.
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