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Hospice and Palliative Care

Hospices Are Among America’s Most Important Care Providers

BY EDO BANACH, JD | President and CEO, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Within the hospice community, we have a shared vision of bringing the best that humankind can offer to all those individuals facing serious, advanced and life-limiting illness. Choosing to elect hospice care is an important decision that can greatly benefit patients with life-limiting […]

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‘Cold And Heartless’ Hospice: Former Passages Employees Still Hurting

Shuttered Hospice Still Owes Thousands For Unpaid Work, Benefits BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org CHICAGO – Passages Hospice didn’t just harm vulnerable patients and their families. The company also ripped off front-line employees, those responsible for caring for the dying. Passages, which closed in 2014 as its years-long hospice scheme came to light, devastated its […]

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Terminally Ill Boy Dies After Receiving Thousands Of Christmas Cards

BY LIFE MATTERS MEDIA STAFF PORTLAND, Maine –  Thousands of people across the world helped a terminally boy celebrate his last Christmas. As Jacob Thompson approached the end of his short life, his family asked strangers across the globe to send Christmas cards to help them celebrate his favorite holiday early. Jacob, who died Sunday at Barbara […]

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