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February 26, 2018

The Benefits of Facility Dogs

Hospice: the entire goal is to provide comfort and care, and to reach that end, many facilities have added pet therapy to their line of services […]
February 22, 2018

Pacifica House Remodel Is Complete

When Pacifica House opened in July 2013, it was a special place of solace for the mind, body, and spirit, where family members could come for […]
February 20, 2018

How Important Are Volunteers To Hospice?

At Hospice of the North Coast, we believe our volunteers are the “heart” of hospice.  Through the compassionate caring of volunteers, so many terminally ill patients […]
February 15, 2018

What Is The Joint Commission?

The Joint Commission is a non-profit organization that certifies and accredits thousands of healthcare institutions and their programs across the United States.  The goal of The […]
February 8, 2018

Reducing the Risk of Cancer

More than one million new cases of cancer are diagnosed in the United States each year. Almost a half million of those people will eventually die […]
February 6, 2018

Palliative Care and Hospice Care: Understanding the Difference

At Hospice of the North Coast, we offer both palliative care and hospice care, but it’s not always easy to understand the difference between the two. […]
February 1, 2018

Apps You Should Consider if You’re a Caregiver

Being a caregiver for a seriously ill loved one can be complicated. It can also be incredibly rewarding, though. That’s especially true if you have a […]
January 30, 2018

Massage Therapy: An Important Part of Hospice Care

One of our most important services for our patients is massage therapy. While this may sound like an odd therapy to offer patients, it’s more important […]
January 25, 2018

The Right Time for Hospice

When you think of hospice, you automatically think about the end of a person’s life. Calling in hospice, for many, is the equivalent of giving up. […]