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Hospice Volunteering: The Gift of Giving and Receiving

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Have you ever wondered what hospice volunteers do and did you know that all hospice agencies are required to have a volunteer program? Hospice volunteers, like hospice employees, have a diverse background of talents and skills. Some experienced hospice care for their own loved-one and want to give back to…

Hospice Associates Honors Our Veterans

Hospice Associates of New Orleans is member of National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and partner of their “We Honor Veterans” program.  The program provides hospice providers with specialized training and resources to honor, support and care for our country’s veterans and their families. Recently honored, Mr. Peter Bernard Beninato…

Grief in the Workplace

Grief affects all of us at different times and places in our lives. The workplace is not untouched by grief. Grief in the workplace occurs when you or a co-worker has experienced a personal loss or a workplace loss such as a death. It is important to remember that everyone…

Living with a Serious Illness

When someone is diagnosed with a serious or life-limiting illness, their life changes forever. You may notice that people treat you differently – by trying to shield you from unpleasantness, withdrawing from you because they are uncomfortable with illness or “smothering” you with constant attention.  You may experience new emotions…

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