Grief Support

Day of the Dead may provide insights into grieving

Part Two of a three-part series on how grief support looks to traditions like Day of the Dead to help people learn new coping skills. Read Part One "Day of the Dead is a celebration of life" By Denise Brown  MA-ATR,...

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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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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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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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It’s a picnic, it’s a sporting event, it’s a fun-raiser!

  By Kiran Chandra, Director of Corporate and Community Engagement, Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care Classic Waldo Fun-Raiser reaches a milestone! Sunday, August 12, 2018, marks the 10th year that Pat Sanders, owner of Patrick’s Bar & No Grill,...

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Grief Support at Kansas City Hospice

Grief in the Digital Age

By Melissa Waugh, MS, Grief Support Specialist   Grief is an internal process and mourning may make grief public, but what does it mean to go through a private experience when people are used to sharing everything through social media?...

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Camp Erin gives grieving children a place to find support

Camp Erin is the largest national bereavement program for youth grieving the death of a significant person in their lives. Children and teens ages 6-17 attend a transformational weekend camp that combines traditional, fun camp activities with grief education and...

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