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Blog: Hospice Views

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Healthcare Admins: Behind-the-Scenes Superheroes

When we think about the superheroes of healthcare, it's easy to conjure up images of doctors and nurses and aides; the people who work the closest to the patient. Behind every great person providing patient care is a team of administrative and operational support back at the office.
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Soda Bottle Planters: Activities for Dementia Patients

Spring is here and greenery is popping up all around us. It’s the perfect time to participate in outdoor activities for dementia patients. For most caregivers involved in hospice patient care, this time of year provides many more opportunities to to get their loved one some tranquil time outdoors.
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Self-Determination: 5 Things People Want When They Die

One of the many misconceptions about hospice is the idea that accepting it is like some sort of submission to power or control. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Quite frankly, we see an acceptance of hospice care as a reclamation of power and control. The power to do things on your own terms. The power to take the control of your situation back.
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Meet Oscar, the Cat that Predicts Death and Provides Comfort

Time and time again, animals have proven the ability to provide an unparalleled level of comfort for end-of-life patients. Yet what has famously transpired at Steere House Nursing and Rehabilitation Centerin Providence, RI over the past decade has, quite frankly, still managed to leave us speechless.