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2014-08-31 23:04:19

Olympic-sized, heated pool on Long Island Sound soothes mind and spirit of Hospice families, staff and local residents. BRANFORD, CT (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Spanning four decades as the country’s first hospice, The Connecticut Hospice, Inc. is also the nation’s first palliative teaching hospital with an Olympic-sized, heated outdoor pool available to soothe mind and spirit of hospice family members, staff and local residents at it spectacular setting by Long Island Sound. Manager of...

2014-08-29 23:10:20

Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey offers Hospice volunteer training in Morristown. Morristown, N.J. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) Hospice volunteers play an important role delivering comfort and companionship to terminally-ill patients and their families. As the number of those aging at home continues to grow and their needs expand, the VNA offers this free training program to encourage volunteer participation. The next...

2014-08-22 23:02:19

Top specialist now part of a comprehensive network of physicians. Latest acquisition to expand health care options for Hudson County residents. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that a leading specialist in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Care, Dr. Michelle Reisner, has joined the network, CarePoint Health Medical Group. Their system welcomes Dr. Reisner to the community. Hundreds of highly skilled and experienced...

2014-08-18 23:09:34

Sheila Himmel, coauthor with Fran Smith of Changing the Way We Die (Viva Editions 2014), recently spoke with The Catholic Voice about incorporating religious practices into palliative care. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Once viewed with suspicion as a New Age indulgence or fringe religious practice, hospice has become a $14 billion-a-year business and arguably the most successful segment of health care in America. In Changing the Way We Die, award-winning journalists Fran Smith and Sheila...

2014-08-18 23:01:18

Hospice Savannah’s new video featured on the National Hospice and Palliative Care website. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 “Grief through a Child’s Eye,” a touching and inspiring three-minute video filmed during this year’s Hospice Savannah’s annual children’s grief camp, is being featured on the National Hospice and Palliative Care’s new website “Moments of Life made possible by Hospice.” The Moments of Life campaign is hoping to change the nation’s perception...

2014-08-15 23:01:24

Faith Leader luncheon provides an opportunity for attendees to be introduced to hospice and other health care services available to their respective congregations and communities. Oakland, California (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Pathways Home Health, & Hospice and 102.9 KBLX Radio hosted an appreciation luncheon for Oakland Faith Leaders earlier this month. The first of several luncheons to be held throughout the year, this particular luncheon focused on the critical connection and care...

2014-08-13 23:12:09

The Butterfly Program of Porter Hospice will benefit from CareTouch in the Community’s fundraising efforts. Denver, Colo (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 CareTouch Communications, Inc. announced that it has exceeded its initial goal of raising $1000 to support the Butterfly Program of Porter Hospice through the Hike for Hospice event to be held on Sunday, September 14. CareTouch aims to continue fundraising efforts with the objective of doubling their initial goal. Last month, CareTouch formed a...

2014-08-06 23:11:10

Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announces the appointment of Ms. Corinne Brokopp as the Office Manager and Human Resources Specialist of their Palatine, IL office. Palatine, IL (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announced today the appointment of Ms. Corinne Brokopp to serve as their Office Manager and Human Resource Specialist. Ms. Brokopp comes to Hope Hospice with a great deal of professional experience in administrative support, sales management, and...

2014-08-06 23:00:35

Local Nonprofit Hospice Awarded Prestigious Mark of Approval White Plains, NY (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester (HPCW) has been named a Better Business Bureau (BBB) accredited nonprofit, receiving a stamp of approval from the prestigious accrediting organization’s Charity Accountability Program. The distinction confirms HPCW’s ethical practices, fosters public confidence and encourages philanthropists to engage with the nonprofit. The accreditation...

2014-08-04 23:01:01

Appreciation goes out to Congressmen Reed (R-NY) and Thompson (D-CA) who introduced HR 5393. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Legislation requiring more timely surveys of Medicare-certified hospice care programs was introduced on Friday, August 1, before the House of Representatives adjourned for the August recess. Led by Congressmen Tom Reed (R-NY) and Mike Thompson (D-CA), the Hospice Opportunities for Supporting Patients with Integrity and Care Evaluations (HOSPICE) Act, HR...


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