hospice care Archives - Hospice of the North Coast
January 28, 2020

Hospice and Palliative Care: Making a Difference

A hospice nurse was recently asked, “How can you work in hospice – it must be so sad!” She answered, “I love providing highly-skilled, compassionate care […]
January 23, 2020

Pacifica House: Charles Joe Lewis, August 4, 1947-January 14, 2020

Charles Joe Lewis, a longtime resident of Oceanside, was born on August 4, 1947 and died on January 14 at Pacifica House hospice in Carlsbad, California. […]
January 4, 2020

Don’t Wait to Talk About Hospice

It’s an all too common situation. A family is at the bedside of a loved one who is seriously ill and nearing the end of life. […]
July 3, 2019

‘End Game’ Film Shows the Struggle in End-of-Life Decisions

The Oscar-nominated documentary also spotlights palliative and hospice care In a pivotal scene of the documentary End Game, we listen in as a team of palliative care […]
May 14, 2019

Tips for Alzheimer’s & Dementia Caregivers

Preparing for the Road Ahead and Getting the Help You Need. Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia impacts every aspect of […]
May 14, 2019

Listening to Your Grief

When I ask, what is your grief telling you? What do you hear? Hopefully it’s not a busy signal. Yes, your grief is talking to you. […]
May 2, 2019

How to Protect Yourself From Burnout When You’re Caring for Others

Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt burnt out.  Don’t worry, I’m raising my hand, too. It took a lot for me to understand what burnout […]
May 1, 2019

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month

During National High Blood Pressure Education Month in May, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is challenging Americans to participate in a national pledge […]
November 1, 2018

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month