Monthly Archives: October 2014

Medicare weighs hospice counseling

WASHINGTON — Medicare said Friday that it will consider paying doctors to counsel patients about their options for end-of-life care, the same idea that spurred accusations of “death panels” and fanned a political furor around President Barack Obama … SOURCE:…

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Medicare weighs paying for end-of-life counseling

Burns of the Town of Tonawanda, owner of Formals by Burns Bros., died Monday in Hospice Buffalo Cheektowaga… WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare said Friday it will consider paying doctors to counsel patients about their options for end-of-life care … SOURCE:…

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What to look for when considering hospice care

Investigate financial options for hospice. Medicare and Medicaid provide hospice coverage in 44 states. Many private insurance plans have a hospice benefit as well. Understand how payment is made to figure out if private funding will be necessary. SOURCE: HOSPICE…

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Fundraiser Benefits Hope Hospice and The British Home

A celebratory chatter filled the ballroom at Castlewood Country Club in Pleasanton October 25 as more than 150 women of British descent and their guests gathered for a benefit luncheon and fashion show. Decked out in lovely hats and matching…

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Upcoming Home Health, Hospice, & Private Duty Accreditation Workshop

ACHC will hold three separate accreditation workshops for hospice, home health, and private duty at its headquarters in Cary, NC on November 11, 12, and 13, 2014. Cary, NC (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 ACHC will hold three separate accreditation workshops…

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Peachtree Christian Hospice golf tourney sets fundraising record

Duluth-based Peachtree Christian Hospice held its 14th Annual Golf Classic Oct. 27 at St. Ives Country Club. It was the first time in the tournament’s history to welcome a Presenting Sponsor, The Piedmont Bank. In addition, two prominent Gwinnett County…

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Doug Sterner, military medals expert, encourages everyday heroes at Hospice of the Western Reserve meeting

In addition to authenticating military awards, Sterner also … not have known they were even awarded, “those are the inspiring stories that motivate me to keep doing this.” But motivation, as he noted for guests of the Hospice of the…

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Dialing up funds for hospice

Sandy Collette, Carefor Hospice fundraising coordinator, at the fifth annual TVCogeco Telethon for Hospice. The sixth annual TVCogeco Telethon for Hospice is on Saturday, Nov. 8 from noon to six p.m. To meet its yearly operating costs of $1.4 million…

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Children's Hospice International Founder Ann Armstrong-Dailey Inducted Into The National Association For Home Care & Hospice Hall Of Fame

Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Ann Armstrong-Dailey, founding director of Children’s Hospice International (CHI … Thompson was awarded CHI’s ” Mattie Stepanek Award” — named after the extraordinary children’s health and world peace champion … VIEW MORE: Hospice Honor

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Big crowd brings support and concerns for proposed hospice facility along Saginaw River in Bay City

As the chief executive officer of the Barakel Foundation … Krantz said he would pay for the waterfront property and the cost to build the hospice homes, which would be called Faith House, Hope House and Charity House. Once built,…

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