This year’s most popular HopeHealth blog stories touched on family love and empathy, end-of-life spiritual questions, the science of hospice care, pandemic myths, and the nursing profession. Here were your five favorite stories:
Post #1: Our hospice MD shares the emotional story of her father’s death
January 21, 2021
Errors on death certificates are a widely recognized problem. HopeHealth Medical Director Dr. Christine Nevins Herbert is committed to improving accuracy when she fills out this legal document. Because it’s personal.
Post #2: Chaplain “honors and centers the spirit” of hospice patients
October 26, 2021
A hospice chaplain reveals how he guides end-of-life spiritual discussions and brings comfort to patients and families of all faiths and beliefs.
Post #3: Understand the science of how hospice can extend remaining life
July 13, 2021
Carole thought her brother had weeks left to live after a serious illness. Then he started hospice and lived five more months. Learn why.
Post #4: COVID-19 vaccine myths busted
January 29, 2021
Inaccurate information shouldn’t be the reason you delay or decide against getting vaccinated. Learn the facts here.
Post #5: Nursing stories: Meet Cynthia, Rosemary, Brooke and Katie
May 12, 2021
The journey to becoming a nurse is a winding path for many nurses. The median age of a newly licensed nurse is 29 for an RN and 32 for an LPN, according to the 2020 National Nursing Workforce Survey. During National Nurses Week May 6 through 12, we’re happy to tell you how these four HopeHealth nurses found their way to a purpose-driven career.