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Don’t Wait To Talk About Hospice
29th Aug


It’s an all too common situation. A family is at the bedside of a loved one who is seriously ill and nearing the end of life. Each member of the family has a different idea of what should be done and what the patient would have wanted. Far too many ...

14th Jun


Navigating the Complex System of the Veterans Administration Hospital In the United States population (as of 2014) – it was estimated that there are around 22 million military veterans. In addition, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development ...

National Nurses Week 2018
10th May


The nursing profession has been supported and promoted by the American Nurses Association (ANA) since 1896. Each of ANA’s state and territorial nurses associations promotes the nursing profession at the state and regional levels. Each conducts ...

Has Hospice Changed?
10th May


In her 1972 testimony before Congress, Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross stated, “We live in a very particular death-denying society. We isolate both the dying and the old, and it serves a purpose. They are reminders of our own mortality. We should not ...

23rd Feb


WE HAVE TALKED before of how each person will experience bereavement in a unique way. No two people are alike. Don’t assume that you will grieve in the same way as others. You are you, and you are different. At the same time, there may be things you can ...