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2013-11-19 16:26:10

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Offers Some Helpful Tips ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How to pay for the rising costs of health care? Concerns over these costs are shared not only by elected officials but by almost every family across the country. Many baby boomers are providing care for their aging parents just as they are facing their own health care issues. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110105/DC25260LOGO) Yet, for 30 years the...

2013-11-19 08:27:17

Agreement will raise sector's capacity with 20 Bayshore clinicians set to become master facilitators MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Bayshore HealthCare, Canada's largest provider of community health care services, is entering into a partnership with the Pallium Canada to expand the capacity to educate healthcare professionals in palliative care. The partnership will allow Bayshore to provide standardized education and expertise in hospice palliative in Canada. Graduates...

2013-11-16 23:03:40

The Connecticut Hospice’s Arts Program http://www.hospice.com has been named as one of five “In the Wings” 2013 Arts Council of Greater New Haven awardees. The award will be presented Friday, Dec. 6th, 2013 at the New Haven Lawn Club in New Haven Connecticut. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 Connecticut Hospice Arts Program’s extraordinary staff and volunteers have been named as one of five “In the Wings” awardees to be applauded at The Arts Council of Greater New...

2013-11-15 23:23:23

Amerinet, a leading national healthcare solutions organization, helped member Hospice by the Bay (HBTB) undertake a financial improvement project that led to more than $1.3 million in savings, improved cash flow and nationally recognized process improvement best practices. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Amerinet, a leading national healthcare solutions organization, helped member Hospice by the Bay (HBTB) undertake a financial improvement project that led to more than $1.3...

2013-11-15 23:02:25

Hospice Savannah’s 22nd annual Tree of Light candle lighting and memorial gathering will be held Sunday, Dec. 1. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Hospice Savannah will hold their 22nd annual Tree of Light candle lighting and memorial gathering at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1 by the band shell in Forsyth Park, bordered by Gaston Street on the north, Drayton Street on the east, Park Avenue on the south, and Whitaker Street on the west in Savannah. There is no charge to attend but donations...

2013-11-14 23:22:02

San Francisco Bay Area community members will find a reflective and quiet environment where they can honor the memory of their loved ones at a non-denominational, candle-lit memorial service. This memorial service is free of charge and open to the general public. San Mateo, California (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 The annual Pathways Hospice Celebration of Light Memorial Service is scheduled for Sunday, December 8, 2013, 2-3:30 pm at Skylawn Memorial Park, off of Highway 92 at Skyline...

2013-11-13 08:29:47

SAN MARCOS, Calif., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- www.CSUPalliativeCare.org In recognition of national Hospice and Palliative Care Month, the California State University Institute for Palliative Care has announced its 2014 schedule of professional courses and community workshops. "Integrating palliative care across the continuum of health care is a vital step to improving the quality of care provided to those with a serious or chronic illness. And, it improves patient and family...

2013-11-07 23:21:32

Hearst Media’s Top Workplace announces Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western Connecticut was voted as one of the best places to work in Connecticut. Danbury, CT (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western Connecticut is pleased to announce that they have been named a top workplace in Connecticut for 2013. This is the second consecutive year Regional Hospice and Home Care was recognized as a top workplace. Top Workplaces chose the top performing companies...

2013-11-05 23:33:57

Okuyamba Fest celebrates international food, drink and art to raise awareness and funds for palliative care in Uganda. The event will be held November 14th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the new Center for Hospice Care Mishawaka Campus. Mishawaka, IN (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Pain knows no boundaries - and neither should caring. Okuyamba Fest was created to support the Palliative Care Association of Uganda (PCAU) in their efforts to make palliative care accessible to the more than 35 million...

2013-11-05 23:03:55

Wells Fargo, headquartered in San Francisco, continued its support for hospice care in the San Francisco Bay Area by sponsoring Pathways Hospice’s 23rd Annual One from the Heart Awards Breakfast at the Diamond level. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Wells Fargo, headquartered in San Francisco, continued its support for hospice care in the San Francisco Bay Area by sponsoring Pathways Hospice’s 23rd Annual One from the Heart Awards Breakfast at the Diamond level. This popular...