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November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

Hospice Helps Patients and Families Focus on Quality of Life Hospice Associates Makes More Meaningful Moments Possible November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and hospices across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about the highest quality care for people coping with life-limiting illness. “Every year, more…

Mesothelioma Awareness & Palliative Care

Mesothelioma is a rare, aggressive cancer that arises in the protective lining of the lungs, abdomen or heart. Its only known cause is exposure to asbestos, a cancer-causing mineral that was widely used in the U.S. as an additive to construction materials.  Most patients are diagnosed when the disease has…

Moments of Life

Few things in life are harder than thinking about serious illness or the death of someone you love. Being in pain, being alone, feeling out of control, and being a burden to others are among the things we fear most. Hospice care helps patients and their families deal with many…

Steps for Healing the Wounds of Grief

The experience of each person’s grief is as unique as a snowflake.  There is no set timetable for bereavement and you should not feel the need to rush through your grief.   Bereavement is a journey that takes time and involves experiencing the pain of the loss, adjusting to an environment…

Social Work Month 2014 Proclamation

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“All People Matter” WHEREAS, the primary mission of the Social Work profession is to enhance human well-being and help meet thebasic needs of all people, especially the most vulnerable in society. WHEREAS, Social Work Pioneers helped lead America’s struggle for social justice;WHEREAS, Social Workers know that poverty and trauma can…

Professional Social Work Month – March 2014

“All People Matter” WHEREAS, the primary mission of the Social Work profession is to enhance human well-being and help meet thebasic needs of all people, especially the most vulnerable in society. WHEREAS, Social Work Pioneers helped lead America’s struggle for social justice;WHEREAS, Social Workers know that poverty and trauma can…

November is National Hospice Palliative Care Month

Reaching out to local communities is a daily activity at the more than 5,000 hospice organizations across the country.  Every November, this activity is amplified as the nation’s hospice and palliative care community observes National Hospice Palliative Care Month. “To celebrate and affirm all that hospice does for patients and…

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