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NHPCO Applauds Passage of the Medicare Patient Access to Hospice Act

Legislation will allow physician assistants to serve as the attending physician to hospice patients. (Alexandria, Va) –  In the early morning hours on February 9, the Senate voted on a major two-year deal that sets budget caps for FYI 2018 and FY 2019. The budget package included Medicare related policies, including The Medicare Patient Access […]

Hospice FAQs

Here are a few of the frequently asked questions about hospice, according to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO): When is the right time to ask about hospice? Now is the best time to learn more about hospice and ask questions about what to expect from hospice services.  Although end-of-life care may be […]

Faith and Hope Hospice Fundraisers

Please visit our fundraising events that will be held this week (1/12) and next week (1/19) to support our Faith and Hope Hospice community. Proceeds will be used to pay for any additional expenses that our patients may need. We try our best to give our patients the highest quality of care, and your donations […]

Healthy Eating for Seniors to Start Off the New Year

The new year brings many resolutions and goals that people tend to forget about later on in the year. One of the most famous new year resolutions is weight management, and doing so involves making changes in nutrition. The National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and aging state that 1 in 4 older Americans […]

Enjoying Life in Difficult Times

When the term “hospice” is brought up, many people cringe and become at least mildly uncomfortable.  Hospice focuses on end-of-life care and is associated with death, a concept that causes fear in many people.  At Faith & Hope Hospice and Palliative Care, we choose to focus on the other side of hospice care: life. Focusing […]

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 […]

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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