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Today is Mesothelioma Awareness Day

Malignant mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer that occurs in the thin layer of cells lining the body’s internal organs, known as the mesothelium. There are three recognized types of mesothelioma. Pleural mesothelioma is the most common form of the disease, accounting for roughly 70% of cases, and occurs…

Dining to Donate 8-13-13

Hospice Associates Foundation is proud to be selected as a participant in Applebee’s “Dining to Donate” charity program. Dine at Greater New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Hammond area Applebee’s on August 13, 2013 and they will donate 20% of your bill to the Foundation.  Offer is good for both dine-in and take-out orders. …

Hospice Associates Foundation

Hospice Associates Foundation is a non-profit organization serving the Greater New Orleans and Greater Baton Rouge area. The goals of Hospice Associates Foundation are To educate the public on hospice care and end of life issues faced by patients and caregivers facing a life-limiting illness. To be a resource for…

Facts about Hospice Care You May Not Know

It is common for people to think that hospice care is only about dying and that hospice is the place you go when there’s nothing more to be done. Nothing could be further from the truth. Hospice helps people with a life-limiting illness focus on living as fully as possible…

Five Wishes

    What is your parent’s favorite dessert?  What is your spouse’s favorite place to vacation?  Where does your sister love to shop? We usually know these answers without hesitation, and our family members would most likely agree with us.  However, do you know definitively how your loved ones want to be…

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