Hospice Stories

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Why do you Volunteer with Hospice?

In honor of National Volunteer week, Bill Spaulding (pictured below) shares the motivations behind, and the impact of, his volunteer service with Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro (HPCG).  ...

Being Mortal Offers Guidance for Families Facing Serious Illness

“As our time winds down, we all seek comfort in simple pleasures,” Atul Gawande writes in his bestseller, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, “companionship, everyday routines, the...

Hospice founder dies under care of his former student

Dr. Harry J. Miller had recruited Dr. Martha Twaddle to the care center. Decades later, he became her patient as he battled prostate cancer. After 40 years at Evanston Hospital,...

No Regrets – A Hospice Story

Pam Young has no regrets, but if she had it all to do over, she would like to have learned about Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro (HPCG)sooner. At age...

A Hospice Story: Kids Path Team Helps Family Add Life to the Days

James Runde was only three years old when he was diagnosed with a neuroblastoma, cancer of the nervous system. The doctors at Duke Children’s Hospital formulated an aggressive treatment plan...