Nov 24, 2017
Holiday Self Care Campaign Launch
Today we're going to start our Holiday Self Care Campaign, "Thanks & Giving".
The holidays always add another layer of stress and busyness to our lives, so it becomes more important than ever to practice intentional self care.
Gratitude (thanks) and generosity (giving) are twin...
Nov 17, 2017
Everyone who works in hospice has heard the comment, "I wish we hadn't waiting so long to call hospice." Or "I wish we had known about hospice sooner."
There are many variations of those comments, but they basically communicate how much better it might have been for the patient and family if hospice had been involved...
Nov 15, 2017
A few weeks ago we had the privilege of having a conversation with Barbara Karnes, one of end of life care’s foremost authorities on death and dying.
Barbara has devoted her career to improving the quality of end of life care. As an RN, writer, teacher, and speaker, she has guided patients and families, as well as...
Nov 10, 2017
Veterans Day 2017
In this Five for Friday episode, Helen & Jerry share the work that many hospices are doing across the United States, to honor the military veterans on hospice. NHPCO began a program several years ago called "We Honor Veterans." The purpose of this program is to care for and honor those who have...
Nov 3, 2017
November is National Hospice & Palliative Care Month, and the theme for this year is "It's about how you live."
At The Heart of Hospice we are always encouraging people to remember that hospice isn't about dying, but about living. This special recognition of hospice & palliative care is to remind everyone what...