“Hospice” isn’t a place, but a system of care…and third year med students are finding out what it’s all about as they visit dying patients in their homes as part of a USF College of Medicine clerkship. This week’s University Beat on WUSF-TV follows a pair of students on their visits and finds out how the experience affects them. Also: An unusual clerkship at the USF College of Medicine takes students out of the classroom and puts them in the home of a terminal patient. This week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM shows you how the hospice experience is creating more empathetic future physicians.
Judith Leipold attends as Bertha Palmer with period piano selections by Chrystalle DeLuca. Hats and gloves enjoyed; period attire encouraged. Proceeds benefit the DAR’s Grandma Moses Scholarship for Mature Women. Tickets, $15 (please RSVP by May 15); walk-ins welcomed at $20. 941-953-7955 or www.sarasotadar.org
Historic Spanish Point, Mrs. Potter Palmer's home, will honor her birthday on Saturday and Sunday, May 22 and 23. Meet the "Legendary Lady" as interpreted by a Living History Performer and enjoy a variety of special events to be held throughout the weekend. Enjoy the scenic gardens built by Mrs. Palmer and lovingly restored and maintained by the 30-acre National Register museum.
See Claire Suter from the Venice Area Historic Sociery as Bertha Palmer "historical interpreter" during forum, prior to regular Sunday services at the UUCOV. Forum is free and open to the public. Sun., April 18, 9 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Venice, 1971 Pinebrook Road, Venice, 485-2105, uucov.com.
Be dazzled by the elegance and sophistication of a bygone era! A lavish party held on the grounds of the Historic Spanish Point Museum. A performance by members of the Sarasota Ballet and catering by Michael's On East will delight. Live music, drinks, auction.
Things will be swinging when the Sarasota Jazz Ensemble a 20-piece band will play many of the classic hits of the Swing Era by acts like Louis Armstrong, Ray Anthony and Glenn Miller. Enjoy the notes of the horns as they compliment the vocalists, drums and pianist on your favorite tunes.