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November 21, 2016

Hospice Volunteers Make a Difference

Hospice care is based on a family-centered holistic approach to caring for dying patients and death with dignity. The rapid growth of the hospice movement over […]
November 1, 2016

National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

Hospice of the North Coast and Pacifica House strive to be the model for quality, compassion and innovative care. Always remembering each patient and family member […]
October 24, 2016

National Chiropractic Health Month

What Does Chiropractic Treat? Chiropractic treats a condition known as vertebral subluxation. A subluxation is the malposition of a vertebra with an adjacent vertebra which causes […]
October 4, 2016

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer awareness month and although more and more people are becoming aware of the fact that breast cancer is a significant concern for […]
September 19, 2016
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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 […]
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. […]