United Together Against Breast Cancer
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month and as we think about raising awareness about this terrible cancer and early detection, we think about the Caldwell Night Rodeo Breast Cancer Awareness walk which we have been a part of for the past four years. The Caldwell Team has joined the Breast Cancer Awareness walk during […]
Every Veteran Deserves a Thank You
It is such a privilege to be a part of the We Honor Veterans Program. The pinning ceremonies that I have been present at have been meaningful to the patient and their family as well as rewarding for the employees that were in attendance. Vanessa, one of our wonderful Nurses was taking care of a […]
Help Rural Hospice Patients
September not only means back to school, it also means Congress is back in session, trying to wrap up its legislative business before the end of the year. One of the things they’ll be working on is a package of bills called “Medicare extenders” – basically, they pull together a bunch of different Medicare policies, […]
New Senior Vice President of Education
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  HEART ‘N HOME NAMES NEW SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT Heart ‘n Home Hospice & Palliative Care is pleased to announce the growth of our Senior Leadership Team! Garrett Price, MASF, CPC, CSD is the Senior Vice President of Education.  In this role he will oversee education and the professional development of employees, adding […]
Pain Awareness Month 2017
People with pain matter! By participating in Pain Awareness Month (PAM) throughout September, you are standing up for the over 100 million Americans living with chronic pain. What is pain? The International Association for the Study of Pain defines pain as “an unpleasant sensory or emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage.” In […]
Heart ‘n Home Hosts International Chalk the Walk Event
  Chalk the Walks and Make the World a Happier Place on August 15th Heart ‘n Home Hospice & Palliative Care Hopes to Spread Smiles & Inspiration (Fruitland, ID)  No matter where you are, you can make the world a happier place. Chalk positive messages on your sidewalk or driveway on Tuesday, August 15th and […]
What My Hospice Patient Taught Me
I was first assigned to “Norma” as her caregiver in 2011. She was a spunky 96-year-old still walking with a walker and very with it. She had a great sense of humor and kept people on their toes (patient’s name changed for privacy). She had been a hair dresser most of her working life and […]
She Wasn’t Ready to Die
I have to admit, sometimes I question what I am doing when spiritual care services are declined, or I go to a visit and I’m let in the door, but the patient or family doesn’t really seem to want me there. Then there are days or visits that stick with me and I am reminded […]
2017 Miss Frontier Days, Zoie Town
2017 Miss Frontier Days, Zoie Town By T. Myers, Frontier Advertising When you grow up with a supportive family that extends past parents and includes grandparents and an aunt who stays very close, you can overcome many obstacles. Zoie Town has lived her life with one big obstacle because of a hearing impairment, and while […]