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December 8, 2015

National Handwashing Awareness Week – December 6-12, 2015

Hand Hygiene Basics In the United States, hospital patients get an estimated 722,000 infections each year. That’s about 1 infection for every 25 patients. Infections that […]
November 2, 2015

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

For Immediate Release: October 30, 2015 National Hospice Palliative Care Month Proclamation National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Issues Proclamation Declaring November as Hospice Month (Alexandria, […]
November 1, 2015

Have You Designated ‘Digital Executors’ for Your Online Accounts?

A website domain name (URL) registered to you is a true asset that is transferable and passes with the residue of an estate, and your web […]
October 21, 2015

Medicare Paying for End-of-Life Talks has Overwhelming Support

Remember all of the “death panels” doom and gloom scare tactics prior to the passing of the Affordable Care Act? According to a recent poll released by […]
October 5, 2015

World Hospice & Palliative Care Day: October 10th

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, which takes place every 2 years, is a unified day of action to celebrate and support hospice and palliative care […]
October 2, 2015

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Understanding Breast Cancer Cancer is a broad term for a class of diseases characterized by abnormal cells that grow and invade healthy cells in the body.  […]
September 3, 2015

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Facts and Figures In 2015, Alzheimer’s and other dementias will cost the nation $226 BILLION. By 2050, these costs could rise as high as $1.1 […]
August 24, 2015

The Effects of Exercise on Depression

As we age we’re often confronted with life changes that may cause feelings of stress and sadness. Changes such as the death of a loved one, the […]
July 31, 2015

Donating Without Money Through Planned Giving

You can donate without using money today! Did you know that you can make a significant donation to your favorite charity without spending a dollar today, […]