Tag Archive: end of life

May 29, 2019

A Day in the Life of Amy Johnson, Hospice Nurse

Amy Johnson, a nurse with Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro (HPCG), arrives at Whitestone Retirement community at 11 a.m.,... Read More

December 19, 2018

What’s going to happen next? Grappling With the Unknowns of Illness, Death and Dying

Some things that are comforting: control, knowledge, predictability and routine. Some things that are uncomfortable: lack of control, the unknown,... Read More

September 24, 2018

Caregiving and Back Injuries: Prevention is Key

In a job where being able to move freely is essential, back injuries can be career-ending. By definition, caregiving requires... Read More

August 24, 2018

Coping with a Terminal Diagnosis

“The opposite of hope is despair, and when we despair, it is because we feel there are no choices.” –Warren... Read More

March 26, 2018

Chief Nursing Officer Joins Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro

(GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA)—Maria Thurlow, RN, joined Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro (HPCG) as its chief nursing officer in February... Read More

August 22, 2017

Hospice to Present Spiritual Care Conference

(GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA)–Members of all faith communities are invited to attend Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro’s (HPCG) second annual... Read More

March 14, 2017

When They Won’t Eat

Hospice patients often have changing patterns of eating and drinking. We think of food as much more than fuel. We... Read More

February 1, 2017

Advance Care Planning Lunch & Learn – Thursday, April 13

This event has concluded. Please join one of our other upcoming Lunch & Learn events.  How to plan for end-of-life... Read More