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The Grief Survival Kit

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Let yourself grieve. It’s important to let yourself take this roller coaster ride and feel your emotions rather than suppress them. No matter how hard you try to bury those feelings of grief, they will continue to resurface, and you won’t be able to truly move on. Start the healing process by giving into grief.

Lean on friends and family. Your friends ...

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Journaling Through the Grief

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Journaling while grieving can help you document and process the feelings of grief you are experiencing. As you begin the healing process and reconnecting with who you once were, you may start thinking about or telling yourself things you would want to record. Putting these thoughts and feelings into words can be very beneficial and help in better working ...

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National Nursing Assistant Week- June 12-19

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This is National Nursing Assistant week, and we at Hospice of the Miami Valley want to take a moment to thank our Hospice Aides for all the caring they do for our patients.

As a Community Educator, my role is to explain the hospice benefit to families and to providers utilizing hospice services. One of the most frequently asked questions from these conversations is how often they can see an aide. The reason this is often the case is because the care of an ...

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Coffee And Conversation: Support Groups for those grieving a loss

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The Hospice of the Miami Valley offers nine bereavement support groups and one dementia support group. These groups are free and open to the public. No registration is required. Download the brochure above for meeting times and locations.

The Benefits of Support Groups

Grief is a powerful emotion that affects each of us at some point in our life. As social interaction is a critical part of our healing process, grief support groups help promote a ...

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NHPCO LAUNCHES NEW MOMENTS OF LIFE CAMPAIGN

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Patients’ and families’ stories show hospice is about more than death – it’s about life

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 15, 2014 / PRNewswire / — In celebrating the 40th anniversary of hospice care in the United States, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) is excited to introduce a new national campaign, “Moments of Life: Made Possible by Hospice,” that will show all Americans that hospice focuses on living and enables special moments and memories at ...
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Hospice of the Miami Valley, Named a 2015 HOSPICE HONORS Recipient

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—May 6, 2015

Hospice of the Miami Valley, Named a 2015 HOSPICE HONORS Recipient

Dayton, Ohio

Hospice of the Miami Valley, with offices in Xenia, Middletown and Springfield, and serving the Greater Miami Valley area, has been named a 2015 Hospice Honors recipient by Deyta, an industry leader in data-driven management. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of satisfaction as measured from the caregiver’s point of view.

“This is the third year that ...

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When to Begin Hospice

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Paying for Hospice Care

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NEWS RELEASE June 2012

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NEWS RELEASE

June , 2012

 

LOCAL HOSPICE ORGANIZATION SELECTED FOR HOSPICE  PILOT DATA COLLECTION PROJECT

Hospice of the Miami Valley, serving the greater Dayton area volunteered for and was one of only nine hospices selected nationwide by RTI International, a contractor for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to participate in a pilot to test the collection of specific data items for hospice quality measures.  This is part of the national effort mandated by the Affordable Care Act to develop a ...

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News Release 2011

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November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, a time when hospices across the country focus special attention on educating their communities about End-of-Life Care.

To mark this annual celebration,  The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in Washington, DC started the tradition of creating a “National Hospice Quilt” 12 years ago.

Why a Quilt?

Historically, quilting was a time for communities to share creativity, stories and memories.  Quilts were made for special occasions like celebrating the arrival of a newborn, or to ...

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