Tag Archives: Solari Hospice

Volunteering Is Good for You!

I’ve often said that volunteers are the lifeblood of hospice. Even a few hours a month can make a big difference. Best of all, volunteering is a win-win for both the giver and the receiver! If you have a caring, … Continue reading

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Make April 16 Your Healthcare Decisions Day!

“I’m not afraid of death; I just don’t want to be there when it happens.” – Woody Allen Woody’s quip captures in a few short words how many people feel about death.  Despite the fact that we all know it’s … Continue reading

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Scoring a Home Run for Hospice Patients

Play ball! It’s “Spring Training” season here in Arizona, a time when 15 Major League Baseball teams from around the country converge on the Valley of the Sun for a series of practices and exhibition games preceding the start of … Continue reading

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February Is “National Heart Month”: Can You Feel the Love?

Love is all around this month, especially on Valentine’s Day when we take time to turn to those closest to us and say those three magical words. However, if you have a loved one who suffers from advanced cardiac disease, … Continue reading

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Living a Life of Service: Saluting Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

On the third Monday in January, I will join with other citizens around our great nation in celebrating the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. I grew up in the 1960s and spent part of my childhood living in … Continue reading

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Volunteer! Make a Resolution to Help Others

By the time the clock strikes midnight and the champagne corks start popping, many of us will have written a list of New Year’s resolutions. Estimates show that about half of all Americans commit to at least one pledge to … Continue reading

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Woody Guthrie’s Legacy Lives on for Huntington’s Disease Victims

Forty-five years ago today, Oct. 3, 1967, America lost one of its greatest folk singers, Woody Guthrie, to Huntington’s Disease. This inherited disorder attacks nerve cells in certain parts of the brain and causes them to degenerate – affecting a … Continue reading

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