Monthly Archives: February 2013

M. Diane McCormick: Hospice can be health-crisis clearinghouse to comfort …

Next week, I’ll introduce you to a hospice volunteer – one of those special souls who bring an extra layer of compassion and caring to hospice services. In the meantime, I can attest that hospice really can improve a loved…

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Hemet Hospice Volunteers Inc. helps community with end of life

The Hemet Hospice Volunteer Inc. holds many fundraising events throughout the year including crafts boutique sales at Easter and the holidays, the upcoming 29th annual golf tournament and this year’s first annual Valentine Gala. This year’s Easter …See all stories…

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$8000 in ticket sales raised at Hospice Chili Challenge

Source: News Courier … still being tabulated, but city of Athens spokeswoman Holly Hollman announced that at least $8,000 was raised in ticket sales. The Will Haney Foundation, represented by the sister and parents of the late Will Haney, presented…

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Choosing Wisely® Campaign Promotes more Informed Healthcare Decisions

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization applauds new recommendations released as part of the Choosing Wisely® campaign to promote more informed healthcare decision making. … The NHPCO Updater dives into issues on regulatory, advocacy, quality, research, education and training in the hospice industry. For more information visit http://www.nhpco.org. Look out for our Podcast in the iTunes Music Store.

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Hospice volunteer opportunities available

Hospice volunteer opportunities available. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Posted: Sunday, February 24, 2013 6:30 am. Hospice volunteer opportunities available. “Because you …See all stories on this…

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Twins get real-world experience volunteering at WellStar hospice

For many, being a hospice volunteer might be difficult because it is unfamiliar. “We were a little nervous to start,” Brie said. “(Hospice) is not necessarily something you should be scared of. Once you’ve experienced it, you understand it can…

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Hospice holds key to new homes development

Source: Thurrock Gazette CONCERNS have been raised over plans for an 80-home development in Horndon-on-the-Hill that also includes the building of a hospice. Housing could be built on land at Malgraves Farm on Lower Dunton Road in Horndon. The proposals…

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Hospice volunteers inspire, offer much-needed support

For the patient’s family members, it may include having a Hospice volunteer look after their loved one while they run an errand or take a much needed break from their responsibilities. “[Heroic actions] don’t have to be something big. It’s…

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Difficult transitions: Hospice remains alive and well in San Diego

Source: U-T San Diego San Diego Hospice was responsible for the development and operation of many high quality innovative programs and their long-standing presence in San Diego will be missed. It seems that the community is anxious, and rightfully so,…

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New director appointed at Hospice – Topix

Source: (author unknown) Mary DeMers RN, formerly Manager of Referrals and Admissions for Hospice Kitsap County has been promoted to Director of Patient Care Services. Share. Post …www.topix.com/county/…/new-director-appointed-at-hospice-… SEE: HOSPICE DIRECTOR

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