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2014-05-21 23:11:51

As Seen on PBS HEALTHLINK with Benita Zahn: Suzanne B. O’Brien RN & Hospice Nurse is offering 3 events in June. A love donation seminar Doula: a Bridge to End of Life Care on Saturday, June 7, 2014 1 p.m.- 4 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, 181 Western Avenue, Albany and The End Of Life Doula Training Programs Saturday, June 28th and Sunday, June 29th 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Holiday Inn Wolf Rd, Albany. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Stirred by her experience as a hospice and oncology nurse, Suzanne...

2014-05-16 23:01:17

Partnership Ensures Resources for U.S. Veterans as New Hospice Legislation Goes into Effect San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 United States veterans and active duty military personnel in San Diego have access to a myriad of resources as a result of a partnership between Silverado Hospice and We Honor Veterans – an innovative program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). The partnership serves San Diego’s large military population by addressing needs...

2014-05-16 12:27:50

Says H.R.4605 Will Provide Care for America's Children ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ann Armstrong-Dailey, founding director of Children's Hospice International (CHI), Friday applauded the re-introduction of the Children's Program of All-Inclusive Coordinated Care (ChiPACC) Act of 2014 in the United States Congress by U.S. Reps. Renee Ellmers of North Carolina and Jim Moran of Virginia. The bill was recently co-sponsored by Rep. Ralph Hall of Texas, known...

2014-05-15 23:12:20

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education of Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, has approved an inpatient hospice rotation with Center for Hospice Care (CHC), South Bend, IN. South Bend, IN (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education of Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, has approved an inpatient hospice rotation with Center for Hospice Care (CHC). The Program Letter of Agreement between Mayo Clinic and CHC allows for Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellows to rotate for training...

2014-05-15 23:08:32

SeniorsGuideOnline.com Companion Care website provides listings of Home Care, Medical Home Health Care and Hospice providers. Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 SeniorsGuideOnline.com has launched a new version of their popular home health care website http://www.HomeCareChoice.com. “The new HomeCareChoice.com features an improved search function and featured home care agency listing information," says Katharine Ross, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Seniors Guide...

2014-05-15 16:28:16

Patients' and families' stories show hospice is about more than death - it's about life ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebrating the 40(th) anniversary of hospice care in the United States, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) is excited to introduce a new national campaign, "Moments of Life: Made Possible by Hospice," that will show all Americans that hospice focuses on living and enables special moments and memories at the end of life...

2014-05-14 23:15:56

Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announced the appointment of Veronica Walker-Douglas, LCSW as the head of their Social Services Division of hospice care. Ms. Walker-Douglas will provide their patients, families, and community with social service needs as well as bereavement support. Palatine, IL (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Hope Palliative & Hospice Care extends lifetime comprehensive bereavement services to family members as well as community members dealing with loss. Hope Palliative...

2014-05-14 23:01:12

Midwest Care Alliance selects Deyta’s solutions for survey administration, advanced analytics, and business intelligence to address critical challenges faced by today’s hospice and home health leaders. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Deyta, LLC announced today a new partnership agreement with the Midwest Care Alliance (MCA), a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the growth and development of home health, hospice and palliative care providers in the state of Ohio....

2014-05-14 23:01:09

The improved market reach and combined expertise and resources of the two health care companies will increase their abilities to reduce unnecessary emergency room visits and hospital re-admissions. Wilsonville, OR (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Signature Hospice, Home Health and Home Care, a regional leader of home care and home health solutions for seniors throughout Oregon and Washington, announced it has acquired XL Hospice, a leading provider of hospice, primary care, and palliative care...

2014-05-13 08:31:30

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Lakes Caring Home Health & Hospice ("Great Lakes Caring") announced today that Wellspring Capital Management LLC ("Wellspring") will be its new equity partner, replacing Pouschine Cook Capital Management, its partner since 2007. Great Lakes Caring is one of the largest and highest quality-rated independent for-profit providers of in-home post-acute services in the United States. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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