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- Monday, September 02, 2013


Dining to Donate 8-13-13

- Friday, August 02, 2013

Hospice Associates Foundation is proud to be selected as a participant in Applebee's "Dining to Donate" charity program. Dine at Greater New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Hammond area Applebee's on August 13, 2013 and they will donate 20% of your bill to the Foundation.  Offer is good for both dine-in and take-out orders.  You MUST bring the flyer in with you for your donation to count. Thank you for your continued support of hospice patients and families in our community.  Click here to print the flyer:  Applebee's Flyer for 8-13-13.  If you do not have a printer, contact Sarah at 504-457-2200 for a copy to be mailed to you.  Thank you for your continued support of Hospice Associates Foundation which provides for specialized needs of hospice patients and families in our community.  ..

Experts Say the Time is Ripe to Address End-of-Life Care in Medicare

- Saturday, June 08, 2013

Congressional leaders, lobbyists, providers and advocates say now is the time to revive a national discussion about end-of-life care, advance care planning and palliative and hospice care. Not just because they can save Medicare money and improve care for seriously ill and dying patients, but because it’s the right thing to do.


Hospice Associates Foundation

- Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Hospice Associates Foundation is a non-profit organization serving the Greater New Orleans and Greater Baton Rouge area. ..

Facts about Hospice Care You May Not Know

- Thursday, May 09, 2013

It is common for people to think that hospice care is only about dying and that hospice is the place you go when there’s nothing more to be done. Nothing could be further from the truth. Hospice helps people with a life-limiting illness focus on living as fully as possible for as long as possible.  Hospice provides support and care for the family caregivers, too.  ..

Run/Walk the Crescent City Classic FREE with Hospice Associates Foundation

- Sunday, March 17, 2013
Hospice Associates Foundation is proud to be one of the 10 selected charities for the 2013 Cresent City Classic. We provide comprehensive hospice and palliative care to families in the Greater Baton Rouge and Greater New Orleans area and all surrounding parishes. We provide care and support to all families, including those without insurance. Our foundation goes even further to provide for specialized needs not covered by traditional hospice care, but yet equally important for patients and caregiver support. 
Please join us and run/walk for your neighbors, co-workers and community. 
You can register or donate to a runner on the CCC charity site. http://www.ccc10k.com/charities.html
For assistance or complete details, contact our run coordinator, Sandy Harvey, sharvey611@gmail.com or 225-362-4681

Five Wishes

- Friday, December 28, 2012

    What is your parent’s favorite dessert?  What is your spouse’s favorite place to vacation?  Where does your sister love to shop? We usually know these answers without hesitation, and our family members would most likely agree with us.  However, do you know definitively how your loved ones want to be treated or cared for if seriously ill and unable to speak for themselves? Can your family answer the same for you?  ..

Hospice Associates Recognized as a "We Honor Veterans" Partner

- Monday, January 23, 2012

It may surprise many people to learn that 25 percent of those who die every year in the U.S. are Veterans. To help provide care and support that reflect the important contributions made by these men and women, Hospice Associates has become a national partner of We Honor Veterans, a pioneering campaign developed by National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs.  ..

GRIEF: What do I Need to Know?

- Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Grief is a natural process: Most of us have heard of stages and phases of grief that have been shared over the past decades.  The most important thing to know abut Grief is that there is no one predicable grief process and there are no set timelines. We all experience grief differently, as unique as a finger print or snowflake.  Grief experiences differ based on who we are, whom we lost, and how much our day-to-day life is altered, and how we normally cope with difficult situations and challenges. ..

Hospice Associates Upgrades Facebook Page

- Sunday, July 31, 2011

The new avatar based on Hospice Associates' dove logo now adorns our Facebook and You Tube pages, replacing the old, rectangular logo that was unrecognizable prior to the upgrade. Many thanks to Sumiyo Amano of Designtech Studio.  ..

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