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How Hospice Works: We Come to You

By | 2017-08-02T10:24:59+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|News|

Hospice is not a place, it's a type of care.  Care that gives support - physically, emotionally, spiritually, and socially - to a person with a life-limiting illness and his/her family.  The goal is comfort, not cure. A key part of that comfort care is a visit by a registered nurse. Pictured above is our [...]

5 Books For Grief and Loss

By | 2017-07-25T11:28:35+00:00 July 25th, 2017|News|

When a loved one dies, whether sudden or from a long term illness, there are a myriad of emotions experienced. Waves of overwhelming sadness may overcome you at the oddest of times, periods of peace knowing your loved one is no longer in pain may give you comfort, and even times of anger that they [...]

Chaplain James Reflects on Ten Years in Hospice Work

By | 2017-07-18T14:45:46+00:00 July 18th, 2017|News|

The primary role of a hospice chaplain is to minister to the spiritual needs of the patient, who may want to look back and review his or her life, may question its meaning, and may be facing feelings of fear or anger or powerlessness. And after a patient’s death, the chaplain continues to play [...]