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Mar 31, 2017

None of us want to consider the possibility of our own death, or our loved one's death.  "It always seems too early, until it's too late," is the theme of the National Healthcare Decisions Day for 2017.  

The Heart of Hospice wants you to consider your end of life decisions before it's too late.  To help start the end...

Mar 24, 2017

Hospice professionals know the 5 things people say when they discover you work in hospice.  

1. "I could never work in hospice."
2. "That must take a very special person."
3. "It must be really depressing work."
4. The "pity" look.
5. "Let me tell you my hospice story."

Hospice has a way of connecting people through a...

Mar 17, 2017

In this week's episode of Five for Friday, Helen & Jerry share some important information for families who are considering hospice for their loved one.  When considering hospice it's important to remember that you (patient or caregiver or family) have a choice in which hospice agency will provide the care for you or...

Mar 10, 2017

All hospices provide the same care, right?  Not necessarily.  When you or your loved one are in need of hospice services, it's good to know how to find a hospice agency that will provide the kind of care that meets your expectations. 

In this episode of Five for Friday, Helen & Jerry share the important questions that...

Mar 3, 2017

In this Five for Friday, Helen and Jerry discuss the hospice terms that can be very confusing to patients and caregivers.  Hospice professionals use these terms on a daily basis, and we often forget that patients/caregivers may not understand what they mean.  

To help relieve some of the confusion, we put together...