Who Cares for the Family Caregiver?

We appreciate Gabreille Ware’s  GPB broadcast on the issues facing family caregivers. Take a listen! As she points out, our Edel Caregiver Institute is the only institute in the state that provides hands-on training to caregivers. Additionally, we provide a … read more

Our annual report to the community

Tomorrow is our 2016 Annual Meeting when we thank Board members who have served in the past and welcome new officers and members. Each attendee will receive a copy of our 2015 Annual Report to the Community.  While other hospices … read more

Empathy Eases Death’s Pain

So often we are at a loss for words when someone dies. How do we express our sadness while extending comfort to the bereaved? In this beautiful NPR piece, Ann Finkbeiner speaks of the almost magical healing she experienced from caring … read more

Repeat after me: Hospice means more care, not less

Despite our reputation for superior end-of-life care, it often feels like a frustrating and sometimes futile job trying to market our services. It makes me want to have advance directives conversations as a mandatory high school class,  or to make … read more

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Dear community supporters, Thank you for your kindness in helping our friends, neighbors, and loved ones through challenging and difficult moments. Last year, because of your financial support, 1,224 patients received the best clinical, psychosocial and spiritual support at their … read more

Quality Matters

I am very proud that we have 33 employees certified in Hospice and Palliative Care. Such expertise really demonstrates our organization’s commitment to clinical excellence and quality in the provision of care to our patients and families facing life-liming illnesses. Additionally … read more

A beautiful video to watch and to share

Take the time (11 minutes!) to watch this extraordinarily beautiful and touching documentary filmed at our 2015 Camp Aloha for grieving children. CCTV America sent videographers to capture the important work we do to help children heal and know they … read more