Updated Visitor Policy

Updated Visitor Policy for the Hospice House In an effort to protect our patients and staff, the visitor policy for the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House has been updated. Below are the policies as of December 23, 2020: Doors to the facility will be locked at all times. Please ring the bell to have staff […]

A Chance Encounter

A Chance Encounter by Lee Ann Livingston Spiritual Care Specialist Imagine my surprise when he walked up to me and called me by name, especially since he and I were both wearing facemasks. At the time, I was standing in a shop, waiting for my cup of soup to soothe my chill from the cold […]

Nutrition for Caregivers: Mindful Eating

by Lacy Ngo MS, RD In part 1, we discussed food and nutrition as they relate to mood and mental health. Today for part 2, we will continue our discussion on mood and mental health as we delve into the benefits of mindful eating. But first, “What is Mindful Eating?” Mindful eating is very similar […]

What Hospice Means to Us…

What Hospice Means to Us In recognition of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month in November, we shared messages from our Hospice & Community Care staff to express what hospice care means to them. There is often a misconception that beginning hospice care means that you are giving up, but that isn’t the case. Hospice […]