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2014-04-16 08:28:08

SAN MARCOS, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- www.csupalliativecare.org, Wednesday, April 16(th) is National Healthcare Decisions Day and the California State University Institute for Palliative Care (Institute) in conjunction with the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency, Aging & Independence Services, and Caregiver Coalition of San Diego are making the Caregiver's Handbook available at no charge on the Institute's website. This 35-page booklet is designed to...

2014-04-15 08:30:41

SAN MARCOS, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSU Institute for Palliative Care (Institute) (www.csupalliativecare.org), along with other national, state and community organizations, is participating in an effort to bring attention to the importance of having advance healthcare directives in place. Wednesday April 16(th) is National Healthcare Decisions Day. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140414/73179Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140414/73178...

2014-04-11 23:23:58

Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announces the appointment of Maria Isabel Turtogo-Sacay, RN as Administrator, Angela Click, CNA as Assistant Administrator and Alex Roshko, RN as Director of Clinical Services. Palatine, IL (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Hope Palliative & Hospice Care proudly announced the appointment of 3 new leaders in their Administration. The hospice group cites partnership and new initiatives to be the driving force behind the recent change. “This change will bring...

2014-04-11 23:22:38

Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel, journalists and authors of the recent Changing the Way We Die, were featured on Utne Reader for their insight into hospice care. (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel, journalists who examined what hospice care really means, and how little people actually know about it in Changing the Way We Die: Compassionate End-of-Life Care and the Hospice Movement, share the experiences of people who have gone through it, alongside the history of the...

2014-04-10 12:28:33

Support Provided to More Than 1,000 Students, Teachers, School Staff and Parents Each Year CLEVELAND, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospice of the Western Reserve announced today that it has received continued grant funding of its School Crisis Response Program from the Ridgecliff Foundation ($25,000) and the Pentair Foundation ($1,325) in 2014. Both foundations have provided annual support since 2007, enabling the experienced counselors of the nonprofit agency's...

2014-04-09 12:30:58

How's your mom doing? Don't worry, we'll let you know! DALLAS, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhonda Harper thought she was done working. After 25 years in corporate marketing and strategy working in the executive ranks for the likes of Walmart, USP, VF Corporation, Ketchum, and Nabisco, she had every right to decide to kick back, travel, amp up her photography hobby, and garden. But that was not to be. Harper took over responsibility of her aging father in mid-2013 after the death...

2014-04-08 23:32:35

Texas Pain Relief Group (TPRG) announces the release of its smart phone App. The App can be downloaded at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tprg-scheduling/id848139038?mt=8&uo=4. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Texas Pain Relief Group announces the release of its smart phone App. The app can be downloaded at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tprg-scheduling/id848139038?mt=8&uo=4. Texas Pain Relief Group is an Interventional Pain Management Practice that seeks to provide relief...

2014-04-08 12:31:56

New Partnership Extends the National Representation of Focused Pain Relief Transdermal Compounded Medications VICTOR, N.Y., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FPR Specialty Pharmacy, developer of Focused Pain Relief--customized transdermal compounded medications for pain and inflammation--announced today that the company has entered into a partnership with RS Medical of Vancouver, Wash. In this partnership, RS Medical will be providing services to educate and support physicians in their...

2014-04-07 16:25:26

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth's Palliative Care Services recently launched its outpatient practice, which offers patients with serious illnesses the opportunity to seek treatment from board-certified palliative care physicians in an outpatient setting. Housed within the EvergreenHealth Pulmonary Care Center, physicians at the outpatient practice collaborate closely with the members of each patient's medical team to ensure that quality of life is...

2014-04-04 23:34:45

First Survey for New Community Nets Top Rating Fishers, Ind. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Allisonville Meadows Assisted Living was found to have no deficiencies during an inspection by the Indiana State Board of Health. Opened by American Senior Communities on Aug. 1, 2013 at 10410 Allisonville Road in Fishers, this was the licensed residential community’s initial survey. The ISDH inspects licensed facilities to assess compliance with state standards of care, such as adequacy of staffing,...