Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - 2013

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What’s V-Day?

I wasn’t alive during the Victory days that ended World War II, but I heard the stories from my Grandparents and certainly have been moved by the old photographs. What the greatest generation gave to us through their bravery, hard work and determination shaped the world for generations to come — and perhaps for all time.
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Healthcare Decisions Day

National Healthcare Decisions Day is on April 16, the day after Tax Day. This is an important day that has been set aside to encourage people to ask themselves the question, “Who will speak for me if I cannot speak for myself?”
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Coping After a Public Tragedy

One of the most debilitating intrusions in our lives today is an unexpected national or global disaster. Whether caused by nature or perpetrated by people, these uninvited and unexpected crises leave innocent people in their wake emotionally overwhelmed or physically handicapped.
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A High Flying Gift Of A Day

Inspired by the life lessons taught in Jim Stovall’s novel, “The Ultimate Gift,” we strive to offer each patient the gift of one perfect day.
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Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Irma Holmon

Music is a huge and powerful part of everyone’s life. It’s there during first dates, weddings, births, birthdays and funerals, making the emotions of the moment audible. One of our volunteers, Irma Holmon, knows the power of music and has been kind enough to entertain our patients with her singing.
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The Dementia Experience

According to theAlzheimer’s Association, over 5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Despite the prevalence of the disease, it’s still a challenge for many people to understand what it’s like to live with Alzheimer’s disease.
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