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Hundreds Show Up Despite Snowstorm to Honor Unattended Veteran

The mission of Abode’s Bereavement program is to provide the best bereavement program for our clients, their communities, and our staff. When Mark S., Abode Hospice Bereavement Coordinator and Chaplain, discovered that a recently deceased patient, Clyde, was an unattended veteran, he set into action. As a first step, Mark reached out to the community

The Honest Truth About Grief

The Honest Truth About Grief Here are three honest truths about grief that everyone should know. Grief is forever. This is hard to hear, but vital to understand. The sooner you accept this, the sooner you will be able to adapt to and deal with your grief. It’s ok to not be ok. Grief is

My Experience as a Hospice Volunteer

When becoming a hospice volunteer, my expectations were that I would be reading, holding hands and sitting quietly with patients.   I had no idea that I would build new friendships that would lead to events like taking patients on plane and motorcycle rides. While talking with Mark, we had a number of similar life experiences such as:

Call to Action | Premier Hospice

Premier Hospice and Home Health orchestrated this ‘Call to Action’ video where nurse Kyla Powell advocates for hospice and explains the support they have to offer.

Spreading the Purple

  The Hospice of the Midwest team worked together to dip strawberries in chocolate and purple sprinkles in order to Spread the Purple (their company colors)! They named this effort – Purple Sparkled Strawberry Love! They then delivered these purple treats to different facilities they work with, and they loved them! Way to go Team

Surviving Valentine’s Day with a Broken Heart

Alright. Breathe. Don’t panic. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and I know some of you are dreading this day. While this holiday can be tough enough for some of us, those who are grieving this Valentine’s Day may have it worse. While your intentions may be to spend the day alone and sad,