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2014-10-22 08:33:02

Leading Bronx nursing home, Gold Crest Care Center, offers both hospice and palliative care services for seniors suffering from chronic or terminal illnesses. The center's board certified physicians explain the differences between the services. BRONX, N.Y., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Crest Care Center, a leading nursing home in NYC, explains the differences in hospice and palliative care services and spotlights the center's hospice and palliative care service options. For...

2014-10-20 16:27:34

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael Abrams, a former Florida state representative, will join the Board of Directors of Hospice Foundation of America, it was announced today. Abrams is a partner with Florida-based Ballard Partners, a government affairs firm, where he serves as chair of its public policy team, concentrating on areas of health care policy and government affairs. Abrams' appointment is effective November 1. "Mike is a great addition to HFA's...

2014-10-20 08:30:18

HPNA, HPNF, and HPCC have joined forces to transform the care and culture of serious illness PITTSBURGH, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three national nursing organizations today announced a collaborative effort to transform the care and culture of serious illness in the United States. Together, the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA), the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation (HPNF), and the Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center (HPCC, formerly known as NBCHPN)...

2014-10-17 23:05:00

Home health & hospice industry's first fully integrated, easiest to use mobile solution for Androids Ozark, MO (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 HEALTHCAREfirst, the pioneer in cloud-based software and services for home health and hospice care, will be announcing a new mobile solution for Androids at the 2014 National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) Annual Meeting, the largest national event for home care agencies. Attendees of the NAHC Annual Meeting are encouraged to visit...

2014-10-15 23:04:33

Created to help families, spouses, children, and friends, who are grieving the death of a loved one, these workshops encourage discussion in a safe environment. Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Suffering the loss of a loved one is difficult at any time of the year but the holiday season can intensify the feeling of loss and loneliness that accompany grief. Pathways Hospice is offering a workshop, Pathways Through the Holidays, in three Bay Area locations; Sunnyvale,...

2014-10-14 23:06:10

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization will welcome more than 1,000 hospice and palliative professionals and industry experts to Nashville to explore best practices in the field of hospice and palliative care. Alexandria, Va (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 WHO: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in cooperation with the Tennessee Hospice Organization WHAT: 15th Clinical Team Conference and Pediatric Intensive WHEN: Sunday, October 26 – Wednesday, October 29,...

2014-10-13 23:02:17

The annual fall art show will be on display through November 6 Savannah, GA (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 During the month of October through the closing reception on Nov. 6, Hospice Savannah’s Miniature Masterpieces art show will hang in the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery located at 1352 Eisenhower Drive. This annual fall show, formerly known as the 5 by 7 Art Auction, would not be possible without the generosity of the many talented local artists who have donated such inspiring and original...

2014-10-13 16:24:44

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Elizabeth Hospice is pleased to announce that the Jenna Druck Center (JDC) is now a part of The Elizabeth Hospice family of services. Under the Center for Compassionate Care of The Elizabeth Hospice, the Jenna Druck Center will continue to offer its "Families Helping Families" program, known for providing a lifeline of support and healing for families who have lost a loved one, through weekly support groups and monthly education...

2014-10-09 23:05:32

Hospice Provider Recognized with Trusted Gold Seal of Approval by The Joint Commission AUSTIN, TX (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Silverado Hospice in Austin, Texas earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for exceeding national healthcare quality standards. This significant accreditation represents Silverado’s commitment to delivering the best care possible to patients at the end of life. During the unannounced on-site survey, a team of Joint Commission experts evaluated the...

2014-10-09 23:05:25

The Pathways KIDS program is a specially trained home health and hospice medical team for children with life threatening illnesses. Available on call 24 hours a day for consultation or home visits when needed, the Pathways KIDS Team addresses the physical, psychological, social, cultural and spiritual needs of each family. Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 The Intero Foundation has awarded Pathways Home Health & Hospice, a home health, palliative care and hospice agency,...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.