May 4, 2023

6 Reasons Why Hospice Nursing May Be the Perfect Career Choice for You: Exploring the Benefits of a Career in Hospice Nursing

Hospice nurses help bring dignity and compassion to those who are suffering from a terminal illness. They provide comfort and care during a difficult time, helping […]
April 4, 2023

Helping Hands | The Importance of Hospice Volunteers | Cindy Outlaw

Hospice care can be a challenging and emotional experience for patients and their families. Hospice volunteers play a critical role in supporting patients and their loved […]
April 1, 2023

Volunteers Are The Heart of Hospice Care

Hospice of the North Coast is blessed to have a thriving volunteer department assisting our patients and families in many ways.  Our patient care and pet […]
November 8, 2022

Using Ring Theory Paradigm When Dealing With a Terminal Illness

An exploration into the benefits and limitations of Ring Theory. Key points: 👉 In Ring Theory, the ill partner becomes the priority, and the other partner […]
October 3, 2022

Pacifica House… More Than Just a Building

Hospice of the North Coast’s Pacifica House is more than a clinical facility for end-of-life care.  It is a special place where hospice families and friends […]
April 13, 2022

When is the Right Time to Consider Grief Counseling?

Bereavement support can help you and your family as you move through the grieving process. We encourage you to reach out to bereavement services that: Are […]
March 1, 2022

What Is Anticipatory Grief?

How much we struggle to keep that which we’re soon to lose. It was so hard being on the receiving end of a daughter’s anger. It […]
August 4, 2021

Why Is Keeping Hydrated So Important?

Every cell, tissue and organ in your body needs water to work properly. For example, water: Gets rid of wastes through urination, perspiration and bowel movements […]
August 4, 2021

Dehydration and End-of-life Care

There are several common causes of dehydration. It is important to understand how hydration and dehydration impact end-of-life care. Common Causes Of Dehydration Diarrhea, vomiting: Severe, […]