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Solace House

Raw grief feels like drowning

by Alisha Bozarth Adapted with permission from AlishaBozarth.com Raw grief feels like drowning. I’ve never drowned, but I can imagine the panic. The inundation. The fight as your body merely wants to do what is natural, just breathe. The burn...

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Cooking and grief – why does it matter what I eat?

By Debbie Wilson, LCSW, Grief Support Specialist with Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care Cooking and grief may not seem to go hand in hand. But, I hear from so many people "why does it matter what I eat?" After the...

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Why is National Health IT Week important?

By Wanda Kelsey-Mendez, Communications Manager at Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care Each year Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care celebrates National Health IT Week. We take time to thank the dedicated staff who work around the clock to keep...

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Kansas City Hospice

This Sunday is all about KC families

Sunday Night Live helps Kansas City Hospice provide compassionate care to underinsured Kansas City Area children and adults. This Sunday is all about those KC families. Sunday Night Live Event Chairs Kim and Tom Curry invite you to Sunday Night...

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Sunday Night Live Patron Party

It’s a Garden Soiree to Help Local Families

We're counting the days until this garden soiree to help local families. Deborah Smith and Dr. Mark Myron have opened their lovely garden to Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care on September 5. When supporters purchase Patron Tickets to our...

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SNL Primetime Raffle

Raffles bring comfort and care to Kansas City families

Kansas City is an amazing place to live and work. And, for almost 40 years, Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care has cared for the families of this place we all call home. Today we want to tell you about...

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Solace House

Head for the Cure supports Solace House

by Lisa Templeton-Farmer, Director of Grief Programs at Kansas City Hospice and Solace House. Head for the Cure events are community-powered fundraisers bringing the fight against brain cancer. Join us for the Head for the Cure 5K in Kansas City...

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music therapy

Music, memories and more

by Guest Blogger Rachelle Morgan, MA, MT-BC, Founder & Director Soundscaping Source Music, memories and more. Music therapy is about so much more than music. Our parents singing, that cute toddler dancing, and the radio in the car. The marching...

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Shattered Bowl Project – Art Therapy for Grief

By Denise Brown, MA, ATR -  Expressive Therapist & Grief Support Specialist at Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care What does a shattered bowl have to do with grief? Imagine that the shattered bowl represents your shattered heart or your...

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Kansas City Hospice

Debunking Myths about Hospice

by Wanda Kelsey-Mendez, Communications Manager at Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care In this era of social media, online info, hundreds of cable channels and streaming videos, why is it that myths about hospice and end-of-life care are still so...

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