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44 min ago | The Modesto Bee
Kelley told stories about his beloved pet before Dr. Mary Gardner gave the 10-year-old cat a shot and he went to sleep for the last time.
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2 hrs ago | Surrey Advertiser
The hospice is run by Shooting Star CHASE, which cares for more than 650 families across London and Surrey who have a child suffering from a life-limiting condition.
The focus of end-of-life care in hospice is usually centered on keeping patients comfortable and pain free.
Hospice of the Valley has named Elizabeth Darrow, CEO of Santa Clara Family Health Plan, to its Professional Advisory Board.
Nancy Wurtzel is a public relations professional and creative writer, who recently returned to her native Minnesota after living on the West Coast for many years.
Di Lusso Interiors has redesigned the reception area at Julia's House hospice with an innovative ceiling light resembling the sea.
HOSPICE patients got a surprise visit from reunited boy band Blue as part of their charity bid for the number one Christmas single slot.
New York University College of Nursing researcher and Assistant Professor Abraham A. Brody, RN, PhD, GNP-BC and colleagues reporting in Journal of Palliative Medicine found that initiating a palliative care consult in the emergency department reduced hospital length of stay when compared to patients who receive the palliative care consult after ... (more)
Dainton Self Storage marketing manager John Swaffield and branch manager Andy Walker get into the Christmas spirit with Children's Hospice South West corporate fundraiser Naomi Dymond at the Barnstaple branch in Braunton Road.
'There are no online reviews for hospices," I said to my 79-year-old brother shortly after he announced he was stopping dialysis.
The Ethics Institute at Kent Place School, in collaboration with Overlook Medical Center, both in Summit, presented "Having the Conversation: Making Important Health Care Decisions," a community workshop about end-of-life issues.
SAN JOSE , Calif. , Dec. 9, 2013 - Hospice of the Valley has named Linda Kramer, JD, MBA, RN and managing partner of Kramer Radin, LLP to its board of directors.
Even in death, Nelson Mandela continues to impart wisdom to us. Many who admired the man as an anti-apartheid freedom fighter and reconciliatory visionary also followed his health challenges in his last days, and the family disputes that surrounded him in his final moments, as unresolved end-of-life issues surfaced and spilled over into the public ... (more)
The public is invited to come view the spectacularly decorated trees, shop for handmade gifts and goodies at the Unique Boutique, and enjoy cookies and a hot beverage from Santa's Cafe.
"Without regular blood tranfusions, Norma Chaty would die within days. "My existence right now is certainly not living.
Deanna Schutz was promoted to assistant vice president and branch manager of Summit State Bank's Montgomery Village branch.