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14 min ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Atherton, Jack, Khadime, Lonsdale and More In GIGGIN4GOOD: When You Wish upon a Star, May 18

As the name Disney has always been considered synonymous with entertainment that provides joy and happiness for children with its family-oriented movies and musical theatre stage shows, it is perhaps fitting that the upcoming Giggin4Good concert to raise money for Great Ormond Street Children's hospital should present a show with a Disney theme.

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3 hrs ago | Truro Daily News

Hospice Society to launch spring fundraising campaign

The Colchester East Hants Hospice, in partnership with select Sobeys and Foodland stores, is holding the Food from the Heart program starting Apr. 16 and running until Apr. 30. Participating Sobeys and Foodland stores throughout Colchester East Hants will be appealing to customers to make a $2 donation to the Hospice Food from the Heart Program.

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7 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

Newport brothers take on Brecon Beacons for hospice

Chris Trew and his brother Nick are walking over 100 miles summiting 32 mountains across the Brecon Bracons to raise money for St David's Hospice Nick and Chris Trew, who are originally from Nash, will walk over 32 mountains in the Brecon Beacons in eight days, starting on Friday, May 23. The challenge will be 115 miles long.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Powys County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Pembrokeshire County, Wales

9 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

CSU Institute for Palliative Care Offers Complimentary 'Caregiver's Handbook' eBook

Wednesday, April 16 th is National Healthcare Decisions Day and the California State University Institute for Palliative Care in conjunction with the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency, Aging & Independence Services, and Caregiver Coalition of San Diego are making the Caregiver's Handbook available at no charge on the Institute's ... (more)

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10 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Erwin G. Derouchie

MASSENA: Erwin G. Derouchie, 70, of Elizabeth Ave. passed away on April 14, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family and the care of Hospice.

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14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Over 200 health professionals gather to improve palliative care in California

The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California hosted a two-day conference in Newport Beach, California April 10 and 11, 2014 entitled Exploring New Horizons for Palliative Care .

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Grief support and education group

MedWest Haywood Hospice and Palliative Care is happy to invite you to participate in an 8 week bereavement education/support group to be held at Junaluska Baptist Church on Thursdays, starting February 27th and ending April 17th.

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SBWire

American Holistic Nurses Association Hosts Laraine Pounds Workshop on ...

The American Holistic Nurses Association will be hosting a presentation entitled "Integrative Aromatherapya for Palliative Care," on Sunday June 8, 2014 from 1:30-5:30 p.m. at its 34th annual conference in Portland, Oregon.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Downtown (Portland, OR), Aromatherapy, Boulder, CO

Midweek Herald

Hospiscare appeal nears A 30k mark

Eddie Pescud president of Honiton and district Lions club at the big breakfast in Offwell village hall.

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News Shopper

FEATURE: Life-affirming work at an Eltham hospice ahead of 5th birthday

Children giggling during hide-and-seek and whipping up chocolate crispy cakes was not quite what I expected at an Eltham hospice.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Greater London County, England, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom

Lincoln Times-News

Around Town

The Gaston County Senior Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas, will host a senior bingo event for ages 55 and up at 6 p.m. For more information, call 922-2170.

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Related Topix: Dallas, NC, Gaston County, NC, Lincolnton, NC, Medicine, Lincoln County, NC, Belmont, NC

Mon Apr 14, 2014

DFW Catholic

Western Australia politician presents motion opposing euthanasia, promoting palliative care

Hon Nick Goiran is also the co-convenor of the Parliamentary

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Daily Herald

Don't just sit on the couch, says 102-year-old volunteer

She not only is one of the longest serving volunteers in its 32-year history, she is the oldest.

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North Shore News

Hospice celebrates Easter

North Shore Hospice's Braden Ma, May Mikhail, Miriam Scott, Prey Pilorin and Viv Smy invite families to their upcoming annual Easter Event, Saturday, April 19. PHOTO MIKE WAKEFIELD North Shore Hospice's Braden Ma, May Mikhail, Miriam Scott, Prey Pilorin and Viv Smy invite families to their upcoming annual Easter Event, Saturday, April 19. PHOTO ... (more)

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Business Wire

Death and Taxes: the Time of Year When People are Thinking about Both

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Encourages All Americans to Learn about Advance Care Planning on National Healthcare Decisions Day, April 16 )-- National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization , along with other national, state and community organizations, is working to raise awareness of advance care planning on April 16, 2014, ... (more)

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PhysOrg Weblog

Greater occupational therapy emphasis needed for palliative care patients

The researchers note only 1.6 per cent of OTs in Australia work in palliative care, compared to 8 to 12 per cent in Canada, with a ratio of one OT per 875 people in WA.

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Western Telegraph

Hospice plan go-ahead after lottery grant

A A 2m project to build an inpatient hospice serving Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion can now go ahead, thanks to a Lottery grant.

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NJ.com

Veterans given comfort in life's final stages by corps of volunteers

BERNARDS - Cy Massar sat at the bedside of a fellow World War II veteran, gently holding the man's withered hand to usher him into death.

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Arab Times

Kuwait has world's largest palliative care center - min

KUWAIT, April 13, : Minister of Health Ali Al-Obaidi said Kuwait's Palliative Care Center is the largest of its kind in the world.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Journal-Pioneer

Hike for Hospice 2014

Cindy and Keegan Murphy will be joining the 12th annual Hike for Hospice, on May 4, in memory of husband and father Mark Murphy.

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