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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 […]
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. […]