Monthly Archives: April 2014

Medicare’s rules meant to help end hospices being paid for drugs not for terminal illnesses

New Medicare guidance taking effect Thursday aims to stop the federal government from paying millions of dollars to hospice organizations and drug insurance plans for the same prescriptions for seniors. But the changes may make it more difficult for dying…

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Heartlinks agency weathering national health care changes

He said the good news is patients haven’t been affected by the changes in the health care system, but hospice and other medical care organizations have. The changes Jetter was talking about are changes to the rules in Medicare that…

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Art Van Supports Parent to Parent, First Day Shoe Fund and Hospice of Michigan

Art Van has partnered with organizations such as Parent to Parent, First Day Shoe Fund, and Hospice of Michigan to help make our communities healthy and enriching. Over the past five years, the Art Van Charity Challenge has awarded $5…

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Hospice nurse receives new child-based certification – Staunton News Leader

Hospice nurse receives new child-based certificationStaunton News LeaderIn March, Mathews, a registered nurse, became a Certified Hospice and Palliative Pediatric Nurse. It’s a lengthy designation for work Mathews has done for years. She’s served for about 20 years as a…

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Tea party raises funds for hospice

Residents of the Stratford Gardens complex in South Surrey raised more than $500 for the White Rock South Surrey Hospice Society, at an Easter tea organized by longtime hospice volunteer and cancer survivor Jean Walker. Many residents donned Easter bonnets…

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AseraCare Hospice Recognizes volunteer Sandra Busing

Sandra Busing of Fairbury was chosen as this year’s volunteer of the year for AseraCare Hospice of Beatrice. Busing received an award and certificate at the Nebraska Hospice and Palliative Care Association annual conference in Lincoln on April 15th where…

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Demolition makes way for new hospice in Honiton

A house in Honiton is being demolished this morning to make way for a new hospice. The charity Hospiscare has owned the site since last year and is due to knock down the existing building today. Work will begin on…

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Get on your walking shoes to help hospice

The 23rd annual Southern Area Hospice Services Tow Path Walk will take place this Sunday. Organised by dedicated Hospice volunteer, Deborah Kennedy, it starts at 3pm (walkers are asked to gather at 2.30pm) at The Cue Club in Newry, and…

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Dignity Hospice to hold first major fundraiser of the year

Dignity Hospice, a home health provider that serves patients and … Closest to the Pin Contest, an awards ceremony and player goodie bags. Registration is $50 per individual or $300 for a team of four. The two subsequent charity events…

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Demolition for new hospice in Honiton

A house in Honiton is being demolished this morning to make way for a new hospice. The charity Hospicecare has owned the site since last year and is due to knock down the existing building today. Work will begin on…

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