Longtime nurse named area executive director at Cornerstone Hospice

James Rogers

Cornerstone Hospice has named a new executive director for the Lake and Sumter County region.

James Rogers, a certified hospice and palliative nurse, is now overseeing all operations, including patient care and family support, as well as outreach to medical providers and the community. Rogers, who also is a registered nurse, previously served as director of admissions for Cornerstone’s entire seven-county region.

Rogers was raised in Central Florida. He received his nursing degree from South Florida Community College and has been serving area hospice patients for more than 13 years.

Cornerstone Hospice is a leading community-owned provider of end-of-life care in Central Florida. The agency serves more than 7,000 people in Sumter, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Hardee and Highlands counties each year. For more information, to donate or to volunteer, call (866Z) 742-6655 or visit www.CornerstoneHospice.org.