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Making the choice to accept hospice care for your beloved child is

Making the choice to accept hospice care for your beloved child is


A final comfort for dying children: 'Palliative transport' to send them home

Emma McHugh with her son Matthew: “The hardest thing is watching his skills being

'It's my job to help the family plan and care for their dying children at home'

Jarrod Lyle has made the heartbreaking decision to cease active treatment in cancer fight and begin

Is It Time for Hospice Care? A daughter reflects on how she made the decision for her father and family

A Final Comfort: 'Palliative Transport' Brings Dying Children Home

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When I first met Tara, instead of shaking my hand, she jumped out of her chair, a big smile on her face, and said, “Oh no, I'm a hugger!

Most hospices fare well in first public release of Medicare quality scores 3

Make an Independent Living with Hospice Care

Hard Choice for a Comfortable Death: Sedation

When I was 19 weeks pregnant, an ultrasound of my baby revealed markers for a condition called trisomy 18. My husband, Don, and I were offered amniocentesis ...


Poem by a hospice patient.

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Care Options

A few key pieces of equipment that can make life easier and safer for the patient

As British Columbia's recognized pediatric palliative care provider under Child Health BC Tiers of Service Framework, we provide comprehensive services for ...

If you are considering this type of care for your pet, the following questions can help you determine if hospice care is a good fit for you and your family:

Follow the Child: A Book on Planning and Having the Best End of Life Care for you Child

How to let go when a loved one is dying

Anthony Gabriel Brescia-Connell was transported from Boston Children's Hospital to his home in Medford

In honor of National Healthcare Decisions Day: A reminder for patients to address end-of-life issues

Life's brush was swished across our canvas and a masterpiece was created – She was Victoria, beautiful and perfect. We were a family.

Sofoniyas Worku, left, an 18-year-old student watches while hospice resident Joan Flack rests. A native of Ethiopia, Sofoniyas has experienced death before: ...

Brescia looks at photographs of her son, Anthony, holding one of his beloved stuffed animals when he was a young boy. (Kayana Szymczak for KHN). Palliative ...

David with wife Angelina and dog Milly

End of Life Paper

Tina Priestley with a picture of her son, Bobby, who died at the age

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11 September 2018

Hospice and palliative care is about being a friend for the journey, helping families to choose what they want and need at the time and easing pain and ...

Back to all posts Bluegrass Care Navigators Opens Hospice Care Center at UK HealthCare

Q&A: How do I tell my kids their grandfather is dying?

hospice inpatient unit at UK HealthCare

I resent that hugely. I look back and wish it hadn't of been that way. I hate that I look back on last weeks of my beloved sons and remember the ...

Anne Brescia of Medford, Mass., looks at photographs of her son, Anthony Gabriel Brescia-Connell, who died of brain cancer at age 16.

Peaceful Passing: How to Make a Loved One's Final Days at Home Comfortable

Rural Hospice That Spurns Federal Funds Has Offered Free Care for 40 Years

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Anthony was transported from Boston Children's Hospital to his home, where he died on March 3, 2011. (Kayana Szymczak for KHN)

At the End, Offering Not a Cure but Comfort

This is where immediate relatives lodge their ailing love ones for further medical attention. A hospice care has a special ...

Beloved San Francisco Zen Hospice Project Confronts Its Own End

Our government must take urgent steps to ensure the support that children with life-limiting conditions need is delivered so that other parents can look ...

How can you make a child's dream come true to see the sea, to float on the waves when your daily concern is how you will manage to support your child ...

Don't Wait to Find a Place of Refuge with Hospice Care - Hospice of the Red River Valley

Chsw spring summer newsletter 2018 by Children's Hospice South West - issuu

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young man and woman bedside at hospital with terminally-ill father

In reality, hospice care can be a wonderful gift for terminally ill people and pets. Rather than focusing on invasive medical procedures, hospice provides ...

26 Feb Defining North Idaho Hospice

Making the choice to accept hospice care for your beloved child is nearly impossible. Julie

This Hospice Is Hoping To Prove That Cannabis Can Make Dying Less Painful

Sharon and David Thompson at her relationship blessing at Chester's Hospice of the Good Shepherd

As a caregiver the choices are many. Here's what worked for us

Toronto vet offers at-home palliative care for beloved pets

As a doctor I have to live with this inevitable fact

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Norwich, CT: Center for Hospice Care and Backus Hospital announced today that they are partnering in a new Palliative Care Program which serves hospital ...

This Hospice Is Hoping To Prove That Cannabis Can Make Dying Less Painful

Ascension's palliative care doctors specialize in the care and symptom management of children and adults with serious illnesses.

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Testimonials & Stories

6 things no one told us about being a caregiver. An honest look at the

Your physician and the hospice team works along with you and your loved ones to create a plan of health care that fits your preferences and needs.

Hospice benefits both patients and their caregivers.

A mum has described the tragic moment they drove her little girl's body to a hospice

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Sharon and David Thompson at Sharon's relationship blessing at Chester's Hospice of the Good Shepherd. "

A Careful Walk-Through of Your Pet's Final Days (and After)

Timeline showing National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is the final successor organization to the Euthanasia

The Circle of Life: A Daughter Reflects on Caring for Her Father - Hospice of the Red River Valley

... and emotional needs are critical to maximizing your pet's comfort and minimizing suffering. Your team may refer to the Animal Hospice Care Pyramid to ...

Thank You Hospice

When we drove her in the gates days later, we knew that our Victoria would die in this special place. We just didn't know how special our time there would ...

As we talked, Tara laughed and she cried; I answered the really tough questions when she asked, and I explained to her all of the things that hospice could ...

What to expect when your parent is dying

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Fading Out and Making it Count

At my father's bedside, I learned what death looks like

Bluegrass Care Navigators opens inpatient hospice unit at UK

Fundraising for 'Make Some Noise' at Capital fm.

Thank You Hospice

Death brings questions about personal care homes

World Federation of Right to Die Societies lists the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization as

When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.

Stacey Hospice Heroes

Chabela Lawrence with daughter Ruby Lawrence in Germantown, Pa. on Oct., 1

Preparation for bath time. Lennon's medical cupboard. The responsibilities of living with a child who requires medical care ...