Monthly Archives: February 2014

Local clinic offers first inpatient hospice in RGV

Most patients are referred to hospice care by their physician and are sent home to die. But Amara Hospice in Edinburg wants the community to know that there is another option. “Hospice by definition has always been in the home,”…

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‘Somebody That Nobody Thought I Could Be’

When someone on the Academy Awards broadcast on Sunday announces the nominees for best documentary short subject, a lot of viewers will head to the kitchen to refill the Cheetos bowl. But I’ll be quietly pulling for “Prison Terminal: The…

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Princess Alice Hospice volunteer ready for abseil adventure

A Princess Alice Hospice volunteer is swapping terrafirma for new heights as she raises money for the charity. Jessica Bone … Hospice and first began helping out when her mother used to work next door to the shop on Old…

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Napa Valley Hospice benefits greatly from Vintners’ donation

I am writing today to express our entire agency’s great appreciation and thanks to the Napa Valley Vintners for their Auction Napa Valley grant to us for this year. Napa Valley Hospice & Adult Day Services (NVHADS) provides compassionate, professional…

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Hospice of the Valley offers in-home support for dementia patients, caregivers

Palliative Care for Dementia is for patients at any stage of dementia who are not on hospice. Virginia G. Piper CharitableTrust awarded Hospice of the Valley a $285,000 grant in February to support the program’s development over the next two…

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Hospice of the Valley offers in-home support for dementia patients, caregivers

Mabel Sawyer gives her husband Bob eight hugs six times a day. It’s the best medicine a wife could offer — particularly to a husband with Alzheimer’s disease. “When I feel he has a long face, I say ‘oh, we’ve…

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Can a seasoned hospice RN move into ICD coding? What can this RN do to … – Nurse.com

Can a seasoned hospice RN move into ICD coding? What can this RN do to …Nurse.comI have been a hospice RN for nearly 20 years. My unit closed November 2013 and I have been on unemployment since that time. Most…

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Isabel Hospice fundraisers to make splash at Haileybury

FUNDRAISERS will be making a splash for charity next month. Annie’s Adult Aquathlon is being held at Haileybury on Sunday March 30 to raise money for the Isabel Hospice. The event, which runs from noon until 2pm, will see participants…

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Visiting Nurse & Hospice present Let's Talk: Adult Children and Their Parents – The Wilton Bulletin

Visiting Nurse & Hospice present Let’s Talk: Adult Children and Their ParentsThe Wilton BulletinWilton’s Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County hosted a free presentation and panel discussion called Let’s Talk: Adult Children and Their Parents with guest speaker, Shannon…

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Popular comics to star at hospice fundraiser in Barrow

WHAT do you call somebody with no body and just a nose? Nobody nose, of course. OK, granted it’s a rubbish joke – but if quality comedy is your thing, there is a night of top laughs planned for one…

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