Monthly Archives: February 2015

Rain, chilly weather can't dampen 6th annual Bands, Brews and BBQ festival

Friends of Caroline Hospice received a $50,000 grant from Walmart on Saturday … Entries were judged by South Carolina Barbeque Association judges, who awarded points based on appearance, aroma, texture and tenderness, taste, and overall impression. VIEW MORE: Hospice Honor

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Chili cookoff, auction benefits Limestone Co. hospice

Saturday was the annual Hospice of Limestone County Chili … could partake in wild and varying tastes. Four awards were handed out during the event. Skills USA won the Best Booth accolade; Best Group award went to Boy Scouts Troop…

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In Good Company

Eva Lopez was recently named Employee of the Month for January 2015 at Hospice of South Texas. She is a home health aide who has been with the organization since 2007. Christy Cruz joined the University of Houston-Victoria as a…

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For former hospice nurse, dementia is worse than death – Washington Times

For former hospice nurse, dementia is worse than deathWashington TimesBitros, 64, is a former hospice nurse and educator who has seen many people with dementia die. She was so concerned about her own memory losses – entire blocks of time…

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Hospice offers free grief program

Fales Hospice Pavilion, Conference Room, 1406 Physicians Drive in Wilmington. Discussions include the phases of grief and the grieving process, along with other areas of concern. Often being around others who have been through a similar experience enables … EXCERPT…

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Ex-Hospice Exec. Indicted In Medicare Fraud Scheme

Law360, Los Angeles (February 27, 2015, 10:29 PM ET) — A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted the former head of a Pittsburgh-area hospice on a count of health care fraud in connection with improper Medicare and Medicaid billings for…

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Project tracker: Franciscan St. Francis’ Hospice House

new Hospice House, but another four months of construction are ahead before the facility opens. Here is a look at the project: The details Franciscan St. Francis is building the new facility on the north side of its campus, off…

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Close shave for hospice fundraisers

Hundreds of people turned out to support the fundraising efforts of a Whitby man diagnosed with incurable cancer. More than £3,300 was raised as 15 brave locals had their heads shaved in a bid to help 47-year-old Kevin Graham generate…

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Wake Up Woking concert was 'wonderful' tribute to Kris Cook

The partner of a “special and inspirational man” who died while fundraising for Woking Hospice last year has hailed a “wonderful” music night held in his memory and to raise further funds for the charity. Nicola Tait, whose boyfriend Kris…

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The Alamance Scene: Hospice volunteer training

Due to bad weather the Feb. 24 meeting of the Alamance Beautiful Commissionwas cancelled. The makeup date will be at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 3 at the Agriculture Building, Graham-Hopedale Road. Prospective members and visitors are welcome. Hospice of ……

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