CHOO! CHOO! The Celebration Train Stops With A Bang: Fruitland Hospice Volunteers!

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Since our nation began, volunteers have helped us through our greatest challenges and triumphs – patriots who fought for our founding ideals – and ordinary citizens who came to the aid of people in need. To recognize the countless acts of service performed by one of our most valuable assets . . . volunteers . . . National Volunteer Recognition Week was proclaimed (adapted from Volunteer Centers of Washington/Washington Commission for National and Community Service).

Snap…Crackle…Pop! Celebrating our Caldwell Hospice Volunteers!

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Since our nation began, volunteers have helped us through our greatest challenges and triumphs – patriots who fought for our founding ideals – and ordinary citizens who came to the aid of people in need. To recognize the countless acts of service performed by one of our most valuable assets . . . volunteers . . . National Volunteer Recognition Week was proclaimed (adapted from Volunteer Centers of Washington/Washington Commission for National and Community Service).

And the celebration continues…Volunteer Recognition Week: Baker City, Oregon

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Since our nation began, volunteers have helped us through our greatest challenges and triumphs – patriots who fought for our founding ideals – and ordinary citizens who came to the aid of people in need. To recognize the countless acts of service performed by one of our most valuable assets . . . volunteers . . . National Volunteer Recognition Week was proclaimed (adapted from Volunteer Centers of Washington/Washington Commission for National and Community Service).

Celebrating our Hospice Volunteers! Meridian, Idaho

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Since our nation began, volunteers have helped us through our greatest challenges and triumphs – patriots who fought for our founding ideals – and ordinary citizens who came to the aid of people in need. To recognize the countless acts of service performed by one of our most valuable assets . . . volunteers . . . National Volunteer Recognition Week was proclaimed (adapted from Volunteer Centers of Washington/Washington Commission for National and Community Service).

Congestive Heart Failure: Hospice Can Help Alleviate and Control Symptoms

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Understanding your illness and treatment can help you feel more in control. Don’t be afraid to ask questions. Dealing with heart disease involves doctors, nurses, social workers and other specially trained healthcare professionals. You will receive lots of new and complex information and need to make many serious decisions. So it is important to be able to communicate clearly with your entire healthcare team….

Pain Control: Fear of Addiction

One of the most common fears seriously ill individuals have, is the fear of being in pain. Since palliative treatment and comfort is the focus of hospice care, special attention is given to pain control, with the prevention of pain being the ultimate goal. Historically, pain has been under-managed in the care of serious illness. Society often teaches us to fear addiction more than anything else and causes us to forget to look at the situation of seriously ill patients…..

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