It's About Life Archives - Hospice of the North Coast
October 2, 2017

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

One in eight. That is how many women will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime. In the US, nearly 253,000 women are diagnosed with invasive […]
September 14, 2017

EVERY DAY OF LIFE MATTERS

When a terminal illness is shortening a person’s life, every minute, every hour, every day is important.  Time should be important to everyone, but daily “normal” […]
September 12, 2017

THE ROLE OF HOSPICE HAS CHANGED

The role that hospice plays within a family has changed over the years.  It was once thought that hospice was only called in when the last […]
February 1, 2017

Prevent Heart Disease and Increase Awareness

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. To prevent heart disease and increase awareness of its effects, Hospice Of The […]
December 26, 2016

When There’s No Cure, Comfort Takes Over

  The primary purpose of medical schools is to teach budding physicians on how to treat and cure patients. They teach the latest and best possible […]
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. […]
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 […]
March 3, 2016

The Experience of Dying

Despite the power and status of the wealthiest among us, in death they will be no different from the poorest among us; Simply food for worms. […]
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 […]