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Hospice Blog

Company news, information, events, and various musings from our leadership team.

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COPD and Hospice: End-of-Life-Care for Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

 
COPD and Hospice
COPD and hospice are compatible at end-of-life. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the only major chronic disease that is increasing in prevalence and mortality. It is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. Despite the hospice care needs of individuals suffering from […]

By |September 1st, 2016|Blog, Hospice Care|0 Comments

The Uniqueness of Grief

If you are grieving, my hope for you is that you will embrace the truth that you are unique.

Your personality is uniquely you. Your relationship with the deceased was uniquely your relationship. Your past history with death and loss is uniquely your experience. […]

By |August 8th, 2016|Blog, Grieving|0 Comments

Keeping our Hospice Patients Connected and Protected

With fulfilling our purpose of helping people always top of mind, Halcyon Hospice is now offering the new and improved Philips Lifeline medical alert service. This technology-advanced alert service provides qualified patients fast access to help 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The […]

By |August 3rd, 2016|Blog, Hospice Care|0 Comments

Hospice Care Tools and Resources – HalcyonCares.org

At Halcyon Hospice, we’re committed to our patients and their families. It’s with this in mind, that we’ve built and launched HalcyonCares.org – a free in-depth resource guide on end-of-life care. Our clinical team developed this with patients and caregivers in mind, so it’s filled […]

By |July 12th, 2016|Blog, Hospice Resources|0 Comments

Alzheimer’s Disease: Five Signs That Your Loved One May Be Ready for Hospice Care

The goal of our hospice program is to help our patients live comfortably when a cure is no longer possible. When time matters most, our team of specially trained clinicians and caregivers deliver expert medical care, pain management and emotional and spiritual support tailored to […]

By |June 22nd, 2016|Blog, Hospice Care, Hospice Resources|0 Comments

Halcyon Hospice Joins the LHC Group Family

Halcyon Hospice is proud to announce that we are now part of the LHC Group family. We are proud to join forces with a national leader in home health and hospice care, and look forward to working together. At Halcyon, we are committed to continuing […]

By |October 2nd, 2015|Blog, Company News|0 Comments

Halcyon Hospice Nurse Nominated for AJC’s Nursing Excellence Awards

Halcyon Hospice is pleased to announce that Jennifer Gregor, LPN has been named as a nominee for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s (AJC) 2014 Nursing Excellence Awards. For the tenth consecutive year, The AJC is celebrating nurses who have gone above and beyond the call of duty […]

By |June 8th, 2015|Blog, Company News|0 Comments

Frontline Explores What Matters Most in the End [VIDEO]

What matters most in the end? Chances are the answer looks somewhat different for everyone. In our experience, people simply want to know that they’ve lived a good life and that they will die pain-free in the place they call home – surrounded by the people they […]

By |May 19th, 2015|Blog, Hospice Resources|0 Comments

Halcyon Hospice Awarded 2015 Hospice Honors Award

Halcyon Hospice is pleased to announce recently being named a 2015 Hospice Honors recipient for their Atlanta area and Valdosta locations.

The Hospice Honors is a landmark compilation of hospices providing the best patient and caregiver experience. Established by Deyta, this prestigious annual review recognizes hospices that continuously […]

By |May 6th, 2015|Blog, Company News|0 Comments

What Hospice is all about…

As a blogger for our company I often find myself desperately searching for valuable interesting information our readers want to hear about related to hospice. I’ve written about the benefits of hospice, about how one qualifies for hospice, about the various diseases of hospice, etc. It can be challenging at times to describe […]

By |March 30th, 2015|Blog, Hospice Care|0 Comments