NHPCO MLC 2017 Advocacy Information

NHPCO | April 29, 2017 With Donald Trump assuming the Presidency and 60+ new members of Congress taking office, hospice leaders must renew their focus on Capitol Hill and educate new and returning policymakers about end-of-life issues. On Wednesday, May…

NHPCO MLC 2017 Concurrent Session Information

NHPCO | April 29, 2017 NHPCO’s Management and Leadership Conference offers a wealth of concurrent sessions on timely topics taught by expert faculty from throughout the hospice and palliative care professional community and related fields. Attendees are welcomed to choose…


My Mother’s Decline and Death

By Lisette Stacey My parents grew up during the Great Depression. They were both university- educated accountants at a time when that was rare. My father was a first generation American, born of parents who emigrated to America from Czechoslovakia….

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September 29: World Heart Day

The Hospice Insider | September 29, 2016 Every September 29 is a chance for people from everywhere to take part in the world’s biggest intervention against cardiovascular disease (CVD). Cardiovascular diseases are diseases of the heart or blood vessels, commonly…

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Providing the Soundtrack for Life’s Last Moments

link to sourceAugust 2, 2015 | New York Times Health. To save articles or get newsletters, alerts or recommendations – all free. Don’t have an account yet?Create an account » Subscribed through iTunes and need an account?Learn more »…

Mark Lukach Talks About Writing as a Support System

link to sourceOctober 20, 2015 | Huffington Post Books. Mark Lukach is a writer and teacher who lives in Martinez, CA with his wife, son, and bulldog. He has been published in The New York Times, Pacific Standard, and The…