Hospice Blog

There are many great articles regarding hospice care on the web today, here are some of our favorites, and some of our own:

Mistakes Made After Losing a Spouse
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By Danielle McCartney / April 1, 2024

Mistakes Made After Losing a Spouse

Losing a spouse is hard and grief can be overwhelming and impact decision making skills. Read on to discover how...

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What is Hospice
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By Danielle McCartney / March 25, 2024

What is Hospice

Hospice is not a new practice, it has been around for a long time, read on to learn about the...

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National Hospice Month
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By Tracy Brookshier / November 6, 2023

National Hospice Month

Each November, our agency recognizes National Hospice Awareness Month to remind our communities of the value of hospice care. Hospice...

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$2,000 Nursing Scholarship – Now Accepting Applications!
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By Tracy Brookshier / October 23, 2023

$2,000 Nursing Scholarship – Now Accepting Applications!

The Home Care & Hospice Foundation of Pike County’s Nursing Scholarship Application is now available and will award one $2,000...

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TWO End-Of-Life Planning Workshop’s Scheduled: November 15th!
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By Tracy Brookshier / October 16, 2023

TWO End-Of-Life Planning Workshop’s Scheduled: November 15th!

RSVP PREFERRED: Contact Tracy Brookshier:573-324-2111 ext.140  tbrookshier@pikecountyhealth.org or use the form below! WHEN: Wednesday, November 15th Morning Session: 9:00 am...

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Gala Raffle Tickets On Sale Now!
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By Tracy Brookshier / August 14, 2023

Gala Raffle Tickets On Sale Now!

Our Annual Valentine Gala will be held on Saturday, February 10th, 2024. Raffle tickets are on sale now – need...

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Sitting in silence
Bereavement, Informational
By Tracy Brookshier / August 14, 2023

Sitting in silence

A feature story by Charles A. Corr - Journeys bereavement newsletter, July 2023   When confronted by a bereaved person,...

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EOL Planning Workshop Scheduled for August 31st!
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By Tracy Brookshier / July 6, 2023

EOL Planning Workshop Scheduled for August 31st!

RSVP PREFERRED: Contact Tracy Brookshier:573-324-2111 ext.140  tbrookshier@pikecountyhealth.org or use the form below! WHEN: Thursday, August 31st, 2023 6-7:30 pm WHERE:...

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Participants Needed for Important Study on Grief
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By Tracy Brookshier / June 15, 2023

Participants Needed for Important Study on Grief

Researchers at Christopher Newport University are conducting a survey study on caregivers’ grief and experiences with hospice and are requesting...

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Are you struggling with social isolation and loneliness?
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By Danielle McCartney / May 1, 2023

Are you struggling with social isolation and loneliness?

Social isolation and loneliness can go hand in hand and have a deep impact on the quality of an older...

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