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Mar 1, 2021

Volunteers hold a special place in hospice care. Musician Steve Litwer is sharing the stories of his patients, and how he found healing for himself from those who couldn’t be healed.  In his book “The Music Between Us: Memoir of a Bedside Musician” Steve tells how we connect with music on a deep level through the...


Feb 26, 2021

Comfort kit, comfort pack, e-pack.  No matter what you call it, the set of medications used by  some hospice agencies can be a great tool to manage symptoms in urgent situations.  Not every agency uses a comfort kit.  Typically a kit is composed of medications for issues like shortness of breath, fever, anxiety, pain,...


Feb 19, 2021

Do you think your advance care plan is complete?  It’s way more than a one and done conversation!  Along with the big decisions like your health care proxy and resuscitation status, there are lots of details to communicate to your healthcare providers, your proxy, and your family.  It’s important to know what’s...


Feb 15, 2021

When Sherrie Dunlevy experienced the death of her infant son, she learned the hardest lessons that grief can teach. As a best selling author, speaker, and coach, she now guides grieving women to live their best lives. Her book “How Can I Help?  Your Go-To Guide for Helping Loved Ones Through Life’s Difficulties”...


Feb 12, 2021

Businesses in the U.S. lose $75 billion annually in productivity related to grieving employees. Anthony and Guy Casablanca of Grief Leaders are equipping leaders to provide the support that staff dealing with grief need.  That grief isn’t limited to a death loss, but can also be related to divorce, addiction,...