Monthly Archives: January 2015

Hospice Friends and boutique partner to host fashion show

SCHERERVILLE | The Friends of Hospice, the fundraising auxiliary for Hospice of the Calumet Area, has partnered with Eco Chic Boutique to present Friends & Fashion. from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Halls of St. George,…

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Hospice Compassus Earns Top Honors

was recently awarded the William H. Frist, M.D. Award for Outstanding Achievement in Quality … patients with exceptional care and compassion.” The Hospice Compassus “Triple Crown” awards were established in 2012 to highlight the programs … VIEW MORE: Hospice Honor

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Providing comfort to the dying

One of the things her mother was concerned about when she spoke to her about going on hospice was how much it would cost. But, as she pointed out to her mother, it’s covered by insurance, including Medicare and Medicaid.…

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Dying Shouldn’t Be So Brutal

Hospice providers could also have responded to his wife and children’s questions about the details of caring for him at home. “It’s his choice,” the nurse said, referring to Medicare rules that require patients to choose between cancer treatment ……

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CMH Hospice hosting annual 5k/10k run May 2

Registration is now open for the Citizens Memorial Health Care Foundation’s “Heroes for Hospice” 5K/10K Run on Saturday … 8:30 a.m. and will be electronically timed for accuracy. Medals will be awarded to overall male and female in both races…

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Walsall hospice pays tribute to fund-raising efforts following busiest year

Peter Holliday, chief executive of St Giles Walsall Hospice, said it was down to the generous and tireless work of fund-raisers that they could carry out the vital work. “At St Giles we are privileged to offer high-quality end of…

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Social Services offers counseling for adults going through life changes

Veterans program: Catawba Regional Hospice recently achieved status as a Level Four partner … who performed a self-choreographed number to “Fix You,” by Coldplay. The $500 award for Audience Favorite when to twins Maria and Isabell Mull, who sang ……

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Children’s Hospice South West hails 'incredible' fundraising effort by Ashfords

Exeter law firm Ashfords LLP has raised more than £62,000 for Children’s Hospice South West as its charity of the year for 2014. CHSW provides children’s hospice care across the South West and supports more than 400 life-limited children and…

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Couple give hospice a hand to help more people nearing end of life

Ever since the Foothills Country Hospice opened in 2008 near their home in Okotoks, Alta., Doug and Susan Ramsay have helped out as volunteers and strong supporters. The couple recently went further, donating $750,000 toward a fundraising campaign to ……

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Agape eldercare, hospice centers hit with lawsuits alleging unnecessary billings

is vigorously contesting an ongoing federal civil lawsuit filed by two former employees who allege, among other things, that Agape was putting patients in hospice care early to make more in Medicare payments. SOURCE: HOSPICE & MEDICARE

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