Author, educator and retired nurse practitioner Deborah Grassman will present “Peace at Last: Stories of Hope and Healing for Veterans and their Families” during a professional education program that is also open to the public.

Grassman will speak from 30 years of experience at the Bay Pines VA in St. Petersburg, including forgiveness and guilt issues, recovering from wartime experiences, and validating contributions made by women veterans, among other topics.

Faith leaders, health care professionals, therapists, volunteers, caregivers and those caring or interested in caring for veterans are invited to attend, with professionals earning 1.5 contact hours.

Hope HealthCare Services is presenting the program, with support from the Fort Myers Ministerial Association, 21st Century C.A.R.E., Hodges & Coral Ridge Funeral Homes and Cemeteries and the Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer’s Resource Center.

Wednesday, Jan. 15
Registration, networking: 10:30 -11a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m.
Lecture: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
The Church of the Resurrection of Our Lord
8121 Cypress Lake Rd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919

Certificate of attendance $10; contact hours $15

Call 239-938-9301 to register by Jan. 8. Seating is limited.