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2013-04-26 23:02:53

National Hospice Foundation 9th Annual Gala Honoring and Celebrating Pediatric Palliative Care and Hospice Patients and Caregivers. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 This evening, the National Hospice Foundation will host its 9th Annual Gala as part of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization´s 28th Management and Leadership Conference at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor, MD. “Tonight´s celebration pays tribute to the...

2013-04-21 23:00:30

During National Volunteer Week, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization salutes the estimated 450,000 trained hospice volunteers providing more than 21 million hours of service to hospice programs each year. Alexandria, Va (PRWEB) April 21, 2013 National Volunteer Week is April 21 — 27, 2013 and those dedicated individuals offering support, companionship and hope to those facing a life-limiting illness deserve special recognition for the difference they make in America....

2013-04-19 23:04:05

Emmy Award winning ABC7/WJLA-TV reporter and anchor, Greta Kreuz will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies for the National Hospice Foundation´s Gala on April 26, 2013. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 National Hospice Foundation will pay tribute to pediatric hospice patients at its ninth annual gala on April 25, 2013. NHF is honored to have local reporter and anchor, Greta Kreuz, serve as emcee. Kreuz began her career as a newspaper reporter and photographer and has gone on to become...

2013-04-16 23:04:11

April 16 is Healthcare Decisions Day, and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization stresses the importance of people talking frankly about the care they would or would not want if ever faced with a serious medical condition or life-limiting illness. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 16, 2013 NHPCO along with other national, state, and community organizations are raising awareness of the importance of advance healthcare decision-making. This includes completing an advance directive...

2013-04-02 23:03:41

As a new member of NHPCO's Affinity Program, members can now receive redeemable points through everyday purchases through AchieveLinks. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 02, 2013 The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is pleased to announce that it has added a new partner, AchieveLinks, to its Affinity Program. Through the Affinity Program, NHPCO members receive services and products at a reduced rate or no cost as a benefit of their membership. AchieveLinks is a free loyalty...

2013-02-21 23:04:00

Hospice Savannah affiliate Laura Wiggins, Director of the Steward Center for Palliative Care, will speak at the National Hospice and Palliative Care annual leadership conference. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 Laura N. Wiggins, MSN, APRN, BC-ANP, ACHPN has been selected to speak at the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization´s 28th annual Management and Leadership Conference to be held in National Harbor, Maryland in April, 2013. As the Director of The Steward Center...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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