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Vincent A. Stonestreet Fund and their family’s story

By: Caryn Hohnholt, KCH Chief Development & Communications Officer Published: Nov 22, 2022 He loved unconditionally. Was generous to a fault. Protective. Funny. Complicated. Reluctantly cool. Goal-oriented. The hardest-working man I ever knew. These are the words his family uses...

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What it means to be a Champion of Care

By: Angela Ross, KCH Content Specialist Published: Oct 20, 2022 Attending Sunday Night Live (SNL) virtually in 2021 was an awesome experience but nothing could have prepared me for the in-person SNL experience of 2022. This year Kansas City Hospice...

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Champions of Care bring passion to annual fundraising event

By: Mary Zahner Bauer, KCH Director of Donor Relations Published: Sept 20, 2022 Dr. Mark Davidner and his wife Diane have a long history with Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care (KCH), from its very beginnings. As a local oncologist,...

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Mind, Body and Soul

By: Bethany Vonseggern, Communication Coordinator  Published: Sept 6, 2022 Mind, body and soul. These three focal points seem to be a mantra that never stops being said. We are to make sure our minds stay sharp, our bodies to stay...

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A Supportive Environment for Men

By Eric Sigler, KCH Grief Support Specialist Published: August 23, 2022 We don’t pay enough attention to men’s emotional health. Men have been stereotyped into predictable boxes; men never show emotions and men certainly don’t share their feelings with other...

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Leaning In

By Kristin Dow, M. Div., KCH Chaplain Published:  August 9, 2022 I still recall the first lesson I learned in my years training to be a healthcare Chaplain. It came from a quote by Anton Boison, who is widely considered...

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First-hand insights on the KCH Fellowship Program

By Dr. Alexander Lane, DO, KCH Associate Medical Director Published:  July 26, 2022 With the return of the July heat comes another Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care (KCH) tradition, starting a new cycle of fellows. Every year our company...

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Starting Hospice Care for a Loved One

By Marie Marley, KCH Volunteer Published:  July 12, 2022 What happens when your loved one is ready for hospice care but you aren’t? I would like to share my personal experience with this situation, when I lived in Cincinnati. Ed,...

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Day to Day as a CNA

By Natoya Jones, CNA, Palliative Home Care Published:  June 21, 2022 [caption id="attachment_24386" align="alignright" width="139"] Natoya Jones, KCH CNA[/caption] One of the first reasons that come to mind as to why being a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is important to...

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Circle of Lights: A night to remember

By Angela Ross, KCH Content Specialist Published: June 7, 2022 As rain comes pouring down from the sky, a gloomy day like this usually puts me in a somber mood, but not today. Today I look forward to spending the...

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