Category Archives: Grief

Your Own Memorial: How to Cope with Loss from a Distance

Photo by Kristina Tripkovic on Unsplash Guest Blogger: Janice Miller When you’ve lost a friend or family member but you live a long distance away from them, it’s not always possible to make arrangements to be there for their memorial. … Continue reading

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Family Experience Satisfaction Survey Results

Front Range Hospice and Palliative Care, your leader in Making Best Days Possible and providing Legendary End of Life Care once again comes out on top. Front Range Hospice and Palliative Care has been conducting post death family experience satisfaction surveys for years (see the … Continue reading

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Improving Palliative Care in Emergency Medicine

By Victor Montour Patients with a serious illness are likely to find themselves in an emergency department (ED) at some point along their trajectory of illness, and they should expect to receive high-quality palliative care in that setting. In the … Continue reading

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A Precious Journey

By Victor Montour As a community liaison for Front Range Hospice and Palliative Care I’m blessed with many opportunities to meet some wonderful people. Just recently I was asked to meet with the patient and the family at one of … Continue reading

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Response to: This was not the good death we were promised.

A response to the NY Times article from a hospice Director of Nursing. Link to the original article:  https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/01/06/opinion/sunday/hospice-good-death.html?referer=https://www.google.com/   Dear Don, Thank you for sharing this article with me. I have read it several times over the last few … Continue reading

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Grief During the Holidays

How to Help a Grieving Loved One During the Holidays Twelve Practical Tips for Saying, Doing the Right Things  From the National Hospice Foundation and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization While many people look forward to yearly holiday … Continue reading

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How Seniors Can Survive Losing A Spouse

Image Source: Pixabay Author: Ms. Waters is a mother of four boys, and lives on a farm in Oregon. She is passionate about providing a healthy and happy home for her family, and aims to provide advice for others on … Continue reading

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