Education and Info2022-11-22T09:22:37-08:00

The Many Shades of Grief

by Shirley L. Williams

Grief, what is It? Is it just what you feel when a loved one or friend dies? If you look on the internet, that’s the definition. However, grief, sadness, or emotional suffering can occur for other losses as well. Webster’s dictionary defines it as “intense emotional suffering caused by loss, disaster,

September 13th, 2022|Categories: Education and Information|

Dealing with Denial

Nearly all of us, at one time or another, have dealt with denial in our lives. Most of our denials are fairly innocuous to our daily lives. However, there is one area of denial that can put undue pressure on our families and friends. Talking about death is an area we all must face at some point, but almost no

August 8th, 2022|Categories: Education and Information|

Starting the Conversation

Finding new ways to talk about life (and death).

Let’s consider a reasonable possibility: we experience an accidental injury occurring during a long-anticipated vacation. We have planned this vacation with family and friends, we have reached our destination and suddenly, we break our leg with a severe fracture. How it happens makes no difference: skiing, tripping on ancient church steps, a

July 7th, 2022|Categories: Education and Information|

Are You Exploring End of Life Care? 

Hospice Foundation’s mission includes but not limited to: the importance of educating our communities about the value and benefits of hospices services.

Peace of mind about this inevitable span of our lives is a valuable commodity. Time spent learning in advance about the available resources in Jefferson County and imagining what resources you might want will set you up to be

March 21st, 2022|Categories: Education and Information|

Know Your Options

The Foundation for Jefferson Healthcare jointly with Jefferson Healthcare’s Hospice Program stress the importance of educating our community on the importance of end-of-life preparation, an eventual outcome for all. Addressing important decisions beforehand provides choice-certainty for you and your family during actual time these decisions have to be finalized.

When facing end-of life care, you will want to know your options.

March 21st, 2022|Categories: Education and Information|

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This film is dedicated to the family of Jack Reid and to all hospice patients, their families and loved ones. Also to the dedicated hospice staff and volunteers who join together in support of the final journey of life.

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