The gift of peace: Five things you don’t know about hospice social workers
Asking for help from a social worker when your loved one is on hospice could be the greatest gift to you and your family. Learn the surprising ways they help in our latest blog.
Finding Calm Amidst Coronavirus COVID-19
From breathing exercises to focusing on what we’re grateful for, HopeHealth chaplain offers advise on how to mitigate stress amidst COVID-19.
Hospice social worker: On life, death and the wisdom of a Korean proverb
Yoomin Chu is a Korean-born social worker who, at age 50, felt a calling to work with hospice patients. Here, she shares her wisdom on end-of-life living as we celebrate National Social Work Month.
Re-imagining grief support: Horse therapy, yoga, and signs from the afterlife
Horses, yoga, meditation and the search for signs from the afterlife: What do these have in common? They can help you heal while grieving a loss.
“Say, I do”: A HopeHealth wedding story
A mother-of-the-groom receiving care at the Hulitar Hospice Center was too sick to attend her son’s wedding. So, he brought the wedding to her—complete with flowers, cake and 24 family and friends.
Grief, sudden loss, and Kobe Bryant: Reflections from a grief expert
Many are reeling after the tragic loss of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others. Sudden loss can bring on complicated emotions. HopeHealth’s director of clinical outreach services, Deanna Upchurch, reflects on this tragedy.
Looking back at our most-read stories of the year
More than 30 stories were featured on the HopeHealth Blog in 2019. Which ones rose to the top? Read to find out.
How Santa got his wish: A story of hope and healing
Sometimes even Santa has a wish for the holiday season. Learn the inspiring story of how HopeHealth’s team helped one patient once again play the role he was made for: Santa Claus.
Phase three: Adventure, grief and gratitude
Cindy Laughlin helped her mom live a great “phase three” of her life. Hospice helped them both find peace and comfort. Read the inspiring story.
Virtual Support Groups During COVID-19
While we are taking measures to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, we remain committed to providing compassionate grief support services and dementia caregiver support to our community. We are now offering virtual support groups via Zoom. Click on the button links below to find out more.