Dr. Mattern’s Presentation at our 2022 Annual Breakfast
Watch Dr. Mattern’s presentation from our 2022 Annual Breakfast below and learn more about the state of hospice and home health care challenges in our community.
This event took place at the Northwest Maritime Center on Thursday, October 6, 2022. Thank you to all who attended!
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
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
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
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
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.
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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