Therapy Dogs

Valuable tools for hospice care Pam Becker was visiting Freedom Village Healthcare Center with her therapy dog Abby when a woman called out from one of the rooms. Becker looked in and saw the woman standing behind a man in a wheelchair. The woman said her father had...

Hospice Care Volunteers

Hospice Care Volunteers are brightening lives every day According to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, nearly 500,000 volunteers provide approximately 22 million hours of service to hospice care programs every year. Some volunteer as a result of...

Caring is Core for Hospice Care

Comfortable patients enjoy life moreI’ve noticed that many obituaries give thanks to hospice workers who care for the deceased at life’s end. Hospice care allows the terminally ill and aged to die at home with a measure of comfort and dignity traditional...

Hospice Combines the Best in Patient Care

Hospice care is truly a multidisciplinary practice, taking the efforts of many, from trained professionals to compassionate volunteers, and combining it all to enable patients and their families to truly enjoy life for as long as possible. This quote from a guest...