New 3-bed hospice for palliative care patients experiencing homelessness opens in Windsor

Nancy Lefebre, senior vice president and chief operating officer for the Saint Elizabeth Foundation, attended the opening of Windsor’s first Journey Home Hospice, a palliative care facility meant for people experiencing homelessness. (Stacey Janzer/CBC – image credit) End-of-life care is difficult enough to navigate, but for people experiencing homelessness, palliative resources are largely unavailable. Saint … Read more

JERRY DAVICH: How will you die? ‘I hope I go to bed and never wake up.’ | Latest Headlines

Jerry Davich, 219-853-2563 “Everyone knows they’re going to die, but nobody believes it. If we did, we would do things differently.” — “Tuesdays with Morrie“ Dorothy Creekmore knew she was going to die. She also knew what would kill her — cancer. “I’ll have to go to the hospice,” she told her husband of 62 … Read more

Hospice Nurse Reveals People’s Top Death Bed Regrets

A hospice nurse from the US has recently revealed what it’s like caring for people in their final hours, even opening up about some of the most common death bed regrets shared amongst patients. Julie, commonly known by her TikTok handle ‘hospicenursejulie’ has been using her platform to educate the masses on death, sharing experiences … Read more

Central Wyoming Hospice receives grant to purchase bariatric bed

CASPER, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) – The Central Wyoming Hospice received a grant from the Blue Envelope Health Fund in mid-January. The grant provided the hospice with almost $25,000 to purchase an inpatient bariatric hospital bed. The bariatric bed is an extra-wide and long heavy-duty bed that has a much higher weight capacity than a … Read more

Knoxville veteran finds comfortable bed at hospice before death

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — An Army veteran was able to spend his final days in a comfortable bed after saying the one provided to him by Medicare was inadequate. Many people were touched by Michael Helm’s plea for a more comfortable bed after being sent home for hospice care. However, bureaucracy is tough to budget … Read more

Free hospice for cancer patients opened in Coimbatore

The 20-bed hospice is a joint initiative of the SNR Sons Charitable Trust and the Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Oncology and Research A free hospice for terminally ill cancer patients opened Friday at the Sri Ramakrishna Rural Health Center in Pachapalayam to celebrate World Cancer Day. The 20-bed hospice is a joint initiative of the … Read more

Knoxville veteran wants a comfortable hospice bed in ‘final days’

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A hospice home care veteran asks why he was given an uncomfortable bed, now he has a simple request. Michael Helm says in his “last days” that he would like a bed like in a hospital. Starting in 1965, Helm served four years in the Navy. The retired general contractor is … Read more