Courtesy Home Hospice of Grayson A report released by the National Partnership for Hospice Innovation (NPHI) highlights several cost and quality differences between for-profit and nonprofit hospices serving Medicare beneficiaries. The report, prepared by the […]
Hope And The Holidays… Coping With Grief
Courtesy Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care, Colorado Springs SENIOR Magazine
The holidays can be an especially difficult time for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. As others anticipate festivities with family and friends, feelings of loss are often magnified as we become acutely aware of the void in our lives.
Myths and Facts about Hospice Care Some people mistakenly think hospice care is just about dying…that hospice is the place you call when there’s nothing more that can be done. Nothing could be further from […]
By Becky LaSalle My husband Robbie was diagnosed with incurable, small cell esophageal cancer. Over the course of four years he had many treatments because of the nature of his disease. And while he fought […]
By Nancy L. Jackson “After 30-plus years together, I was staring at a huge black hole the day after Robbie passed away and then the phone rang and Jolene Senek, Bereavement Coordinator for Home Hospice, […]