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2014-04-26 23:01:57

Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association (FHPCA) is pleased to announce that we won the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's (NHPCO) 2014 Trailblazer Award for our "Congressional Advocacy Notebook" project. Tallahassee, Florida (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association (FHPCA) is pleased to announce that we won the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's (NHPCO) 2014 Trailblazer Award for our...

2014-04-24 23:00:48

TRU Community Care (TRU) and Hospice of Northern Colorado (HNC) have agreed to consolidate the two not-for-profit organizations. The combination transaction is expected to close by mid-summer, with full integration occurring within the next 12 months. Lafayette, CO (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 TRU Community Care (TRU) and Hospice of Northern Colorado (HNC) have agreed to consolidate the two not-for-profit organizations. The combination transaction is expected to close by mid-summer, with full...

2014-04-16 12:29:58

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer announces $13 million in funding for partner organisations TORONTO, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Every person who is living with cancer is unique, and so is that person's cancer journey. The person-centred perspective in cancer care is driven by the needs, values and priorities of the person receiving the care. The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer is pleased to announce $13 million in funding to provinces, territories and cancer organizations...

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...

2014-04-07 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...

2014-04-02 12:28:12

Study suggests elderly Americans are completing living wills and appointing health care surrogates more than ever before, trend had little impact on hospitalization rates A record number of elderly people are completing living wills to guide end-of-life medical treatments – up from 47 percent in 2000 to 72 percent in 2010 – according to new research from the University of Michigan and the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System. However, even with nearly double the number of...


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