News - Hospice of the North Coast
July 3, 2019

‘End Game’ Film Shows the Struggle in End-of-Life Decisions

The Oscar-nominated documentary also spotlights palliative and hospice care In a pivotal scene of the documentary End Game, we listen in as a team of palliative care […]
June 24, 2019

Don’t Tell Me When I’m Going to Die

Prognoses are more of an art than a science. Maybe it’s better not to know. Starrett Kreissman, a trim 59-year-old, was hiking with her husband, David […]
June 10, 2019

June 10-16 is Mens Health Week. Wear Blue Day to raise awareness.

Wear BLUE Day is celebrated every year on the Friday of Men’s Health Week! For 2019, Wear Blue Day is Friday, June 14. Friday of Men’s Health […]
June 3, 2019

Vital Aging 2019: Live Well to Age Well

Fee: Free Vital Aging 2019 will be held on Wednesday, June 19. 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Registration from 8:00 to 8:30) Hosted by the County […]
May 14, 2019

Tips for Alzheimer’s & Dementia Caregivers

Preparing for the Road Ahead and Getting the Help You Need. Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia impacts every aspect of […]
May 2, 2019

How to Protect Yourself From Burnout When You’re Caring for Others

Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt burnt out.  Don’t worry, I’m raising my hand, too. It took a lot for me to understand what burnout […]
May 1, 2019

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month

During National High Blood Pressure Education Month in May, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is challenging Americans to participate in a national pledge […]
April 1, 2019

April is National Volunteer Month

We will be featuring our hard working volunteer team, dedicated to providing comfort and support to our hospice patients and their families.   Follow us on […]
March 26, 2019

Talking to Children About Terminal Illness

New guidelines call for speaking openly with children when they or their parents face life-threatening diseases. One of the most difficult things we ever have to […]