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September 19, 2016

Everyone Can Benefit from High Quality Hospice Care

Studies have shown that approximately 80% of Americans would prefer to die at home, if possible. Despite this, 60% of Americans die in acute care hospitals, […]
August 15, 2016

Improving Access to Palliative Care [INFOGRAPHIC]

Palliative is care for patients with life-threatening illnesses and their families and can be done by many types of health professionals and volunteers. The WHO has […]
July 24, 2016

How Does Hospice Work?

If you qualify for hospice care, you and your family will work with the Hospice of the North Coast team to set up a plan of […]
June 15, 2016

Benefits of Mindfulness

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D. As therapists, cultivating mindfulness is perhaps the greatest gift we can offer. If asked to explain the value of mindfulness, you may […]
June 15, 2016

Hospice and The Art of Dying Well

So many of us live our lives as if life and death as two separate events. But just like life itself, dying has its own trajectory. […]
June 9, 2016

THE DUTY OF A MAN TO TAKE CARE OF HIMSELF FOR OTHERS

It is June, which means it’s the beginning of summer, as well as, Men’s Health Awareness Month. What, you never heard of that? It’s not surprising […]
May 19, 2016

Death Changes Everything. Time Changes Nothing.

“Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of. “ —- Benjamin Franklin Time is our greatest […]
May 6, 2016

Increasing Wellbeing in Organizations: The role of Managers and Leaders

If you lead or manage people, your actions have a direct impact on the wellbeing of others. When leaders embrace the opportunity to improve employees’ wellbeing, […]
April 15, 2016

It Always Seems Too Early. Until It’s Too Late.

Imagine you’re in a hospital and you can’t speak. You slip into a coma. Soon you won’t be able to swallow or breathe. Who will speak […]