Monthly Archives: July 2010

Eastern Shore Programs Offered to Community

CHINCOTEAGUE — The Hospice and Palliative Care of the Eastern Shore offers a variety of programs to all community neighbors. In August, Caregiver Connection, which provides support to those caring for loved ones or who have cared for loved ones…

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“Loaner Cats” Aid Hospice

A recent partnership has been made between Hospice of Humboldt and Bless the Beasts cat rescue. The two companies are working together to provide hospice patients with “loaner” cats. The patients who are receiving the loaner cats are those who…

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Hospice May Win Lottery

ESSEX –  Thundersley’s Little Havens Children’s Hospice is on the shortlist as a possible lottery winner this year, thanks to the National Lottery Awards. The hospice will go up against two other charities, both also in the Best Voluntary/Charity Project…

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New CEO Names Dayton Area Hospices

DAYTON — Kent Anderson was recently named as the new CEO and president of The Hospice of Dayton and The Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties. The appointment becomes effective Aug. 23, according to officials. Anderson replaces Deborah Dailey. Dailey,…

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Successful Golf Tournament Aids Hospice

NORWELL – On Monday, one-hundred and fifty golfers joined together at the Indian Pond Country Club in Plymouth for the 12th Annual Charity Golf Tournament. The annual event is held to benefit the Norwell Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice. Over two hundred…

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Pony Auction to Benefit Hospice

CHINCOTEAGUE – Tomorrow, at the annual Pony Auction, a donation will be made to Hospice of the Eastern Shore, from one “buyback” pony patron. “We’re very, very honored to have been chosen,” Karen Agar, chief executive officer of Hospice of the…

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Annual Camp Helps Bereaved Children

LAFAYETTE, LA – This is the eighth summer of Hospice of Acadiana, Inc.’s annual  Camp Brave Hearts, which is designed to aid bereaved children. The camp is intended for children ages 7-11 who are faced with grief. The lessons learned…

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Haywood Hosts Seminar August 10

North Carolina — Haywood Regional Medical Center Hospice & Palliative Care is hosting an Advance Directives seminar Aug. 10 at First Baptist Church Waynesville, 100 S. Main St. This will take place in the early afternoon. A Q&A session will…

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Hospice “Food Therapy” Brightens Patient’s Life

CHICAGO – A hospice social worker asked Scott Crane, who suffers from a rare and serious form of muscular dystrophy, how she could help him, and Crane decided to request food therapy. Last fall Crane’s sickness to an aggressive turn…

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Plans for Journey House Underway

LINCOLN – Tabitha Health Care Services is working on The Journey House for Hospice Care currently, which will be Lincoln’s first skilled, Medicare certified hospice facility. “Death is a hard thing, but it can have peace built into it through…

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