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Oct 28, 2016

October is Clergy Appreciation Month, so in this Five for Friday we recognize the men and women who provide spiritual care for hospice patients.  

Spiritual care counselors (chaplains) are a part of the holistic care that's provided for a hospice patient and their family.  They come alongside to offer emotional and...

Oct 21, 2016

The Heart of Hospice website and blog is now live! We are excited to announce today that our website is no longer under construction, but is a fully functional website complete with blog posts, a resource page, and a contact page. You can also listen to the HOH podcast directly on the website.  

Our special thanks to...

Oct 14, 2016

Are you confused about how someone qualifies to be a hospice patient?  

This episode will help to remove some of the confusion about the diagnoses that may qualify a patient for hospice.  Not every patient with a chronic illness can receive hospice coverage.  They first have to be certified by a doctor as having...

Oct 7, 2016

Volunteers are literally the heart of hospice, and on this episode of Five for Friday, Helen & Jerry discuss the need for hospice volunteers and what type of work volunteers can perform to serve the hospice agency and the patients.  

Have you been a hospice volunteer? Let us know about your experiences as a...

Oct 1, 2016

How important is it that a caregiver practice healthy self care?  Consider these statistics. 80% of care provided to hospice patients is provided by unpaid caregivers (typically, family members). 17.9 billion hours of unpaid care is provided annually for Alzheimers patients alone. 34% of those unpaid caregivers are over...