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Think Before You Pink

By Judy Waechter RN, Community Nurse Liaison with Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. My family votes October the “Best Month of the Year.” We are Fall people. We love the weather, the colors,...

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Kansas City Chiefs and Kansas City Hospice

The Kansas City Chiefs and Kansas City Hospice are giving you a chance to support two hometown teams at the same time! Buy tickets for a home game at Arrowhead using the link below and the promo code KCHOSPICE. Go to https://www.chiefs.com/tickets/ticketfundraiser Use...

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infection prevention home health care

Infection prevention is critical in home health care

Avoiding infection during home health care is important for both those giving and receiving care. Both hospice at home and palliative home health care teams help families under the basics of infection prevention. We hope this information will help keep...

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Kansas City Hospice at home Nurse Home Visit

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day is October 13

By David S. Wiley, President & CEO of Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care Each October, World Hospice & Palliative Care Day offers the opportunity to speak about end-of-life care in our community. Kansas City Hospice wants to raise awareness...

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Solace House Video Wins a PRISM Award

Solace House was represented at annual PRISM Awards Gala on September 20. The Public Relations Society of America of Kansas City hosted the event at Studio Dan Meiners. Kansas City Hospice + Solace House received the 2018 Silver Award for...

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Carousel Pediatric Hospice

Childhood Cancer Awareness

By Wanda Kelsey-Mendez, Communications Manager for Kansas City Hospice As Childhood Cancer Awareness Month draws to a close, we at Carousel Pediatric Hospice & Palliative Care want to remind everyone that cancer is not just for adults. Each year in the...

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Video – A Community Rises

A Community Rises video debuted on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at Sunday Night Live, the signature fund raising event for Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care. It's an inspiring story of love, friendship, and how a community can rise to...

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Five most common questions about controlling pain

By Pam Harris, MD, FAAPMR, FAAHPM, Medical Director at Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care I hear five common questions about controlling pain almost every day as a hospice physician. My goal is to control pain so people can enjoy...

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Nature provides solace at hospice house

By Wanda Kelsey-Mendez, Communications Manager at Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care Nature provides solace in ways that we don't completely understand. Gardens and natural surroundings enrich the body and soul. We've come to recognize the many benefits of exposure...

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Dear Coffee Mug

By Jacque Amweg, Grief Support Specialist Dear coffee mug, I decided to pour coffee into you today. You have been empty for months now as I seemed to be waiting for him to take you off the shelf. An old...

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