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  • Duchess Kate has tearful embrace with grieving mother
    Duchess Kate tearful embrace: ‘I'm just so, so sorry,’ to mother whose baby died
    Duchess Kate offered a tearful embrace after she listened to a woman talk about losing her baby from a heart disorder called restrictive cardiomyopathy. Kate was at a charity event for the East Anglia Children’s Hospices (EACH) when she...
  • Hank in Hospice Care
    Campaign Launched to Fund Hospice Care for Homeless Senior Dogs
    The Grey Muzzle Organization has just launched a new crowdfunding campaign to provide hospice comfort care to homeless senior dogs. The "Hospice for Homeless Senior Dogs" campaign goal of $15,000 will be awarded to carefully researched...
  • End-of-life care for Medicare patients less costly with hospice
    Hospice care lowers health costs of terminal cancer patients on Medicare
    People who are on Medicare and who have terminal cancer have substantially lower health costs, with fewer hospitalization rates, intensive care unit (ICU) admissions, and invasive procedures, according to a new study.Although some research...
  • Caregivers Support Group Offered
    Hospice of Miami County sponsoring support group for caregivers
    Coming soon to Hospice of Miami Countyis a program geared to not only help patients but more so for the caregivers. “Caregiver Connection” is a support group that will offer caregivers support, guidance, community connections and more....
  • Maria Dancing Heart teaching at OLLI (Sed.) tomorrow & presenting in NM weekend
    Maria Dancing Heart teaching at OLLI (Sed.) tomorrow & presenting in NM weekend
    Maria Dancing Heart Hoaglund will be teaching what will likely be her last class at the Osher Life-Long Learning Institute (OLLI) tomorrow morning, from 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Here are the details:Death as a Peak ExperienceThis class will help...
  • Reaching toward the heavens
    Farewell to my cancer battle-buddy
    Our friend died this morning. He was younger than me and we both had different types of cancer. We rode a teeter totter together, it seemed. With cancer, there are highs and lows in physical, emotional and spiritual conditions. And it seemed like...
  • The long and winding journey of grief
    The long and winding journey of grief
    Life is full of good-byes, but some are much more difficult than others. Saying the final farewell to a parent, child or dear friend is one of the hardest things in life. Letting your loved one go will bring peace and comfort as death approaches...
  • Racism Fuels Obamacare Death Panels; White Clients Targeted And Denied Benefits
    Racism Fuels Obamacare Death Panels; White Clients Targeted And Denied Benefits
    My wife is going to die.Barring a miracle, something which is being constantly prayed for and is entirely possible considering the boundless healing power of Almighty God, I have had to come to terms with that reality. While I might not be able to...
  • Veterinary hospice care
    Veterinary hospice care offers new options
    The relationship we have with our pets is unique- they give us companionship and entertainment in exchange for a few meals per day and basic care. However when a pet becomes chronically or terminally ill the complexity of this relationship can...
  • Planetary Hospice Movement has much to learn from hospice & the secrets of dying
    Planetary Hospice Movement has much to learn from hospice & the secrets of dying
    A dear friend I met through hospice bereavement work some years ago sent me this powerful quote through Facebook the other day. It is entitled A Planetary Hospice Movement:"More recently, the advent of hospice and palliative care has...
  • Yvonne McShay holds a flier for her church's upcoming program, "Navigating Life's Final Journey."
    Local church teams with hospice to reach Black families
    St. Mark United Methodist Church in Lakeland, Florida has teamed with Good Shepherd Hospice for an event in an effort to rid Black families of preconceived ideas about hospice facilities.Rev. Delano McIntosh, part-time pastor of the small church...
  • Lower Cape Fear Hospice Expands Coverage to SC April 1, 2014
    Lower Cape Fear Hospice Expands Service Coverage
    Lower Cape Fear Hospice recently announced their expansion service Coverage to South Carolina.Mercy Care, a nonprofit hospice in Myrtle Beach, S.C., will become a division of Lower Cape Fear Hospice & Life Care Center effective April 1, 2014...
  • Myths of Hospice answered
    Myths of Hospice answered
    When people hear the word Hospice they have all kinds of ideas of what hospice means in their mind. There are a lot of misunderstandings of what hospice means, and how it operates and what kind of patients are hospice patients. Here as a few myths...
  • Dr. Brian Dailey and Dr. Sergey Sorin of Samvit Wellness
    Samvit Wellness offers new holistic approach in Western New York
    The realm of holistic health and wellness is growing. There are many new fields of exploration, and many new modalities that are gaining credibility in the health and wellness field.Two practicing medical doctors, Brian Daley MD, and Sergey Sorin...
  • Miss. man declared dead wakes up in body bag, just before getting embalmed
    Miss. man declared dead wakes up in body bag, just before getting embalmed
    Walter Williams, a 78-year-old farmer and hospice patient from Lexington, Miss., was pronounced dead at his home Wednesday night and transported to Porter and Sons Funeral Home in Lexington for embalming.USA Today reported that as the staff at...