NJ Physician to Be Honored for Service as Hospice Medical Director

Dr. Kenneth Adler to be recognized at dinner benefiting VNA Adult Day Club

BASKING RIDGE, NJ (October 21, 2015) – On November 1st, Kenneth R. Adler, M.D., F.A.C.P., will be honored for 31 years of service as Hospice Medical Director of the Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills. Adler will be honored at Dinner with Friends, an annual fundraising event hosted by the Friends of the Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills. Proceeds from the event benefit the Adult Day Club at Somerset Hills.

“Dr. Adler has been a pillar to our hospice and palliative care program since its inception in 1984. His calming influence, wealth of knowledge, and patient advocacy expertise provide invaluable guidance and inspiration to our care team and to other physicians caring for those we serve,” said Debra Hoppel, Director of Hospice and Palliative Care at the VNA of Somerset Hills. “In addition, his passionate commitment to provide comfort, support and dignity to all Adult Day Club members, patients and families is a value we embrace across the organization.”

A board certified specialist in hematology/oncology, Dr. Adler is also currently Attending Physician in Hematology/Oncology at the Carol Simon Cancer Center; Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey; Associate Member of the Cancer Institute of New Jersey; and Chairman of the New Jersey Commission on Cancer Research.

The Adult Day Club at Somerset Hills offers a supportive and enriching environment that enhances the quality of life for its members. Providing person-centered care in an interactive group setting, the Club is ideal for adults needing companionship throughout the day. Caregivers also benefit because it allows them the freedom to go to work, handle personal business or just relax knowing their loved one is well cared for and safe. The Club has served more than 1,000 community members during the past 27 years.

For more information about Dinner with Friends and to purchase tickets: http://www.bitly.com/dinnerwithfriends