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December 1, 2019

Anticipatory Grief During the Holidays

The Holidays, often touted as “the most wonderful time of the year,” can be an emotional roller coaster for caregivers and their families. The inner struggle […]
February 12, 2019

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 […]
May 7, 2018

What You Should Do When Your Loved One Stops Eating

This is a common concern among those caring for someone near the end of life.  A loss of appetite is a normal part of the process […]
May 7, 2018

Be Aware of The Toll of Caregiving

Obviously, there are times and situations that call for a person to do something, even when it may not be in their best physical- or mental […]
May 7, 2018

Terminal Illness 101: What You Should Know About Hospice

There are many stages of grief that you must go through before you can accept that you will soon lose a loved one to terminal illness.  […]
May 7, 2018

The Hospice Medication Evaluation

One of the first things that will be done when a person is first enrolled in a hospice program is a review of the medications being […]
May 7, 2018

What You Should Be Telling Your Hospice Nurses

Hospice is a service that can allow a person to remain a home, despite a need for medical care, which makes it a major blessing for […]
April 26, 2018

“Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day Celebration” helps Hospice of the North Coast achieve Level Four of the We Honor Veterans program

(Carlsbad, CA) … Veterans often carry experiences from their military service that present unique healthcare challenges, and unfortunately, many of them may not know about, or […]
April 17, 2018

Surf Bowl’s Own Dale McVey Lived Life to the Fullest

Most locals know Dale McVey from Surf Bowl in Oceanside, the bowling alley he proudly owned for fourteen years. Dale loved the sport and owned several […]