Articles by Emily McMahon

Day of the Dead

The Hospice Insider | November 2, 2016 November 1st and 2nd: Day of the Dead Also known as Dia de los Muertos, Day of the Dead is strongly associated with Mexico, although marked throughout Latin America. Dia de los Muertos…



October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Hospice Insider | October 12, 2016 Every October an annual international health campaign, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM), is organized by major beast cancer charities to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into…


Celebrating One Year

The Hospice Insider | October 10, 2016 Thank you to our Readers, Clients, Partners, Colleagues, Family and Friends, we’re celebrating one year of The Hospice Insider. Anniversaries, like birthdays, are wonderful, celebratory occasions. They both are opportunities for recollections of…


October 8: World Hospice & Palliative Care Day

The Hospice Insider | October 7, 2016 Tomorrow is a unified day of action. On Saturday October 8th we celebrate and support hospice and palliative care around the globe on World Hospice and Palliative Care Day. “All people with life…



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…


September: Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month

The Hospice Insider | September 26, 2016 One person in the United States is diagnosed with a blood cancer — such as leukemia or lymphoma — approximately every three minutes. This month is time to increase public awareness and understanding…


September: Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

The Hospice Insider | September 23, 2016 Caregivers, families, research groups and charities across the United States observe September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Its objective is to put a spotlight on the types of cancer that affect children, survivorship…


Autumn Equinox and Supermoon this week

The Hospice Insider | Tuesday, September 20, 2016 September 22, marks the annual Autumnal (fall) Equinox, when the sun shines directly on the equator and the length of day and night is nearly equal (12 hours) all over the world….