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Myths and Facts About Your Heart

Myths and Facts About Your Heart
Sharon Lutz RN BSN CHPN

During a heart attack your heart stops beating?  True or False ?
False- During a heart attack, blood supply to heart tissue is blocked, leading to tissue death. When your [...]

State of Hospice of the North Coast

A message from Sharon- State of Hospice of the North Coast

As we close 2014 I want to take a few moments to recap the year we have experienced at Hospice of the North Coast. Like all years, we have [...]

Thoughts for the Holidays

Like many, I have always enjoyed the holidays. It renews my connections to my family, my friends, my community, and God. It’s a time to give and receive love, promote peace and tolerance, and a time for reflection. For [...]

November’s National Hospice and Palliative Care Month is a Good Time to Plan Ahead

A monthly InfoBlog by Sharon Lutz, RN, BSN, CHPN; Executive Director, Hospice of the North Coast

 

November’s National Hospice and Palliative Care Month is a Good Time to Plan Ahead

 

A longtime Hospice of the North Coast (HNC) supporter recently lost [...]

Report seeks to finally bury ‘death panels’ Institute of Medicine calls for major changes in end-of-life care, says patient choice won’t be compromised.

http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2014/sep/21/end-life-care-hospitals-hospice-institute-medicine/?

 

Alicia Brown (right), a home health aid with Hospice North Coast, spends time with and takes care of Alice Rajs at her home in Encinitas, California.

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Sharon Lutz Named Acting Executive Director at Hospice of the North Coast

The Vista Press recently published an article on Hospice of the North Coast. The article covers the appointment of our very own Sharon Lutz as Acting Executive Director of the agency.
Carlsbad, CA ..  Sharon Lutz, RN, BSN, CHPN, [...]

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Hospice of the North Coast Honors Friends and Founders

Carlsbad, CA, November 29, 2013 — Hospice of the North Coast (HNC) hosted “A Vision Realized” Friends and Founders appreciation brunch on Sunday, November 17, 2013 in Carlsbad. Mistress of Ceremonies, Dawn Hall Cunneen, Partner with Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves [...]

HNC Receives Grant from The San Diego Foundation

THE SAN DIEGO FOUNDATION GRANTS HOSPICE OF THE NORTH COAST $27,500 –
Funds Will Be Used to Enhance HNC’s Full Spectrum of Services

Carlsbad, CA … [...]

HNC Welcomes Three New Member to its Board of Directors

Carlsbad, CA … Dale Condy, John Gram and Andrew Maffia have joined the Hospice of the North Coast (HNC) Board of Directors. According to Board Chair Bobbie Hoder, “Each offers exceptional professional expertise, a valuable personal perspective and a [...]

Ray Taylor Nominated 2011 Volunteer of the Year

HNC AUXILIARY FOUNDING MEMBER RAY TAYLOR NAMED 2011 VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR –
WILL BE HONORED AT NOVEMBER 10TH NORTH COUNTY PHILANTHROPY COUNCIL LUNCHEON

Carlsbad, CA … [...]