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Sep 4, 2020

If you’re having difficulty sleeping these days, we’ve got some tips for you.  Jerry and Helen are sharing details about how you can get the most out of your sleeping hours.  Using guidance from The Sleep Institute, we’ve learned it’s the little habits that help with getting to sleep, staying asleep, and staying energized during the day.  Exercise, food and substance intake, screen time with blue light all affect how well we sleep.  If you’re a caregiver, unpaid or professional, you need all the good sleep you can get!  Caregiving uses up energy and might be experiencing more fatigue than usual due to the stress of COVID-19.  Be intentional with your sleep hygiene.  This episode of The Heart of Hospice is sponsored by Niagara Hospice of western NY state.  Niagara Hospice’s team put together a meaningful remote remembrance service to honor the patients and families they’ve served. You can find their “Forget Me Not” service on the Niagara website  Whether you’re grieving a personal loss or dealing with secondary grief as a healthcare professional, you’ll find meaning in Niagara Hospice’s  beautiful service.  You can find more information and support for your hospice journey at  Connect with Jerry and Helen by sending an email to  Because a hospice journey is 24/7, you can access to find resources for advance care planning, self care, and hospice 101.  No matter where you are in your hospice journey, you are The Heart of Hospice!