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.
Holiday remembrance activities for grieving children
Celebrating the holidays after losing a loved one is tough at any age, but it can be especially challenging for the grieving young people in our lives. This is how you can help.
When less is more: the benefits of less aggressive health care
When time matters most, what defines quality end-of-life care for people with life-limiting illness? The answer is not so simple. Dr. Vinay Rao, palliative care physician for HopeHealth, explains.
A Thanksgiving lesson: Gratitude in times of grief
The holiday season can be hard in times of grief. But for many people, noting the good things in life can be an important way to heal while honoring a loved one’s memory. Read our impactful story with Alex Zima, grief support counselor.
A home care aide: “This is more than a job, it’s my passion”
As a new mom, Elaine simply wanted a job with a flexible work arrangement. She ended up finding her 30-year passion. Here is her story.
“She knew me and trusted me:” Our palliative care nurse practitioner opens up
Happy Nurse Practitioner Week! Find out what a patient said to our palliative care NP, Amy Sharron, that made her double over in laughter and appreciate why she loves her job.
A final salute: the grace and dignity of hospice care for veterans
One in four dying Americans has served in the military. Learn how our veteran-to-veteran hospice volunteers can bring profound comfort—from compassionate listening to pinning ceremonies.