Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - April 2020

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Words of Encouragement

The theme for Spring 2020 is “we’re all in this together.” I have been pondering what “this” is. “This” is not a virus that kills people. That’s not what we’re all in together.
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The Best Video Conferencing Platforms for Seniors

It's impossible to ignore the way COVID-19 has impacted our daily lives. All around the world, people are practicing social distancing to prevent the spread of the virus — especially to the elderly and the immunocompromised who are at the highest risk.
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Recommended Reading: Finish Strong

Conversations around death have long been taboo in America. No one wants to talk about a loved one’s death, let alone their own. But death is inevitable, and author Barbara Coombs Lee wants us to use that knowledge to prepare properly. Her new book Finish Strong: Putting Your Priorities First at Life’s End challenges readers to live true to their values to the very end.
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Hospice Volunteer Stories: Training to Serve

Hospice volunteering is a deeply meaningful experience for many. Motivated by a genuine desire to bring comfort, peace, and care at the end of life, hospice volunteers can have a tremendous impact on the lives of patients and their families.
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