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Meet Kit and Ken: wife-husband team and hospice volunteers

Celebrating National Volunteer Month: A couple enriches their marriage post-retirement by bringing love and laughter to hospice patients and families.

Dementia caregivers: How to protect your loved one during coronavirus COVID-19

From hand-washing reminder notes to virtual family dinners, here are creative ways for dementia caregivers to keep themselves and loved ones safe during the coronavirus COVID-19 situation.

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.

End of life care: Why hospice doctors ask before they tell

Talking to doctors doesn’t always come easy, especially in times of a health crisis. Hospice and palliative care providers are expert communicators who help patients find their voice.

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.

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