Hospice Associates Blog

Hospice Volunteering: The Gift of Giving and Receiving

- Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Have you ever wondered what hospice volunteers do and did you know that all hospice agencies are required to have a volunteer program?


Grief in the Workplace

- Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Grief affects all of us at different times and places in our lives. The workplace is not untouched by grief. Grief in the workplace occurs when you or a co-worker has experienced a personal loss or a workplace loss such as a death. It is important to remember that everyone grieves differently and everyone needs time to adjust to the loss. Click here for some tips to help you and your co-workers cope with your grief, including ways to remember your co-worker and ways to support other coworkers and employees. ..

Living with a Serious Illness

- Thursday, February 19, 2015

When someone is diagnosed with a serious or life-limiting illness, their life changes forever. You may notice that people treat you differently – by trying to shield you from unpleasantness, withdrawing from you because they are uncomfortable with illness or “smothering” you with constant attention.  ..

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