What Is Hospice?

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Don’t Wait to Talk about Hospice

It’s an all too common situation. A family is at the bedside of a loved one who is seriously ill and nearing the end of life. Each member of the...

What Do Hospice Chaplains Do?

At Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro (HPCG), professional chaplains are an integral part of the support system for many patients and families. Yet some people are not sure what...

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...

Is Palliative Care Right for My Loved One?

Palliative care may be right for your loved one if he or she is experiencing pain, stress and other symptoms due to a serious life-limiting illness. Serious illnesses include but...

Healing for the Mind and Spirit

Hospice and Palliative care of Greensboro (HPCG) distinguishes itself as a health care provider in many ways. Our dedication to providing outstanding customer service is one of the main reasons...

Choosing a Quality Hospice for You or Your Loved Ones

Depending on where you live there could be one or several hospice organizations serving your community. If there are multiple hospices in your area, you can decide which hospice you...

The Hospice Care Model

A Summary of the Hospice Care Model Interdisciplinary team approach. Support for the patient, family and caregiver. Services are not defined by a place they are available wherever the patient...

Hospice Explained

Many people are familiar with this way of caring for the dying, but misconceptions abound. The modern hospice movement began in Britain, but “going into hospice” has become an increasingly...

Older Americans Month 2012 – Never Too Old to Play!

May is Older Americans Month, a perfect opportunity to show our appreciation for the older adults in our community. Since 1963, communities across the nation have joined in the annual...

National Doctor’s Day

An excerpt from George H.W. Bush’s proclamation…February 21, 1991 “More than the application of science and technology, medicine is a special calling, and those who have chosen this vocation in...