Hospice Archives - Hospice of the North Coast
February 12, 2019

Myths and Facts About Your Heart

Myths and Facts About Your Heart Sharon Lutz RN BSN CHPN During a heart attack your heart stops beating?  True or False ? False– During a heart […]
January 9, 2019

End-of-Life Conversations Can Bring You and Loved Ones Closer

If the opportunity presents itself, honor the person by listening Before his mother, Dee Dee, died from emphysema in 2009, Larry Sernovitz spent a lot of […]
December 21, 2018

Making Hospice an Easier Choice

People with terminal conditions who receive Medicare are currently required to forgo curative treatment in order to receive hospice (care for people whose medical conditions mean […]
November 14, 2018

The Comfort of Hospice Massage at Life’s End

Hospice massage was once distrusted, but now helps thousands die comfortably In 1998, Cindy Spence watched in horror as her hospitalized, cancer-stricken father-in-law was denied the […]
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 […]
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. […]