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November’s Celebrations

Do you ever wonder who sets the calendar for annual health awareness observances? How did October become the month designated for Breast Cancer Awareness or...

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What if there had been a Big Bend Hospice for my dad?

My father was nine years old when the bomb hit. His family had a shelter in their backyard, as did many families living in England...

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Hospice isn’t just about dying; It’s about how we live

Death is a topic that most of us would like to avoid, but the majority of Americans say they want to die in their own...

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Smoking Cessation

When I saw the name come up on my work phone, I was puzzled, wondering who would be calling me from “County of Leon....

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Tree of Remembrance

Honor your loved ones and support compassionate care Placing a single ornament on the Tree of Remembrance might seem like a small act, but all...

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The Coming Holidays

There was a time when Christmas and Hanukkah items for sale before Thanksgiving seemed surprising. Now when shelves are cleared in September making room for...

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‘Care and dignity of the patient’

Rnea keeps patients comfortable in the van you provided A grieving son watches from the doorway of a hospital room as Rnea Ryles moves a...

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Hospice Heroes

Welcome to the first issue of Hospice Heroes, a quarterly newsletter that’s all about YOU! Hospice Heroes celebrates the volunteers, supporters, donors and...