Coping With Grief During The Holidays

Although this season may be a time of joy for families and friends, others may have difficulties coping with the loss of a loved one and the joyous memories shared with them.  Since it may be difficult to experience grief while everyone else is happy and rejoicing, we would like to offer our guidance and […]

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Palliative Care VS Hospice Care

As a Hospice and Palliative care agency we would like to explain the difference between both to all of our families. Palliative care is a resource available for anyone with a serious or life-limiting illness. The main goals of palliative care are to relieve the pain and suffering and discomfort associated with an illness and […]

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Mending a broken heart: As Valentine’s Day approaches, hospice officials tell healthy ways to grieve, how others can help.

Valentine’s Day can hurt. For some it’s bitter, not sweet. Just another day to stagger through the fog of loss. While many people are showered with objects of love, Jeffrey Jones, a chaplain at Hospice and HomeCare of Reno County, is looking out for those who are grieving a loss. Typically, Thanksgiving and Christmas are […]

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Lessons on End-of-Life Care From a Sister’s Death

The health care professionals entering my sister’s hospital room, or answering my questions in the corridor, had perfected a polite method of ascertaining whether I was entitled to information about her condition. Nobody demanded, “Who the heck are you, and will I get canned for a HIPAA violation if I talk to you?” Nurses and […]

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Christmas Toy Drive

Faith and Hope Hospice Care will be doing a Christmas toy drive for the children at City of Hope Pediatrics department. Please consider to be part of this memorable event by contributing any of the items on the wish list. As we all know during Christmas season the children are expecting to receive gifts from […]

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