Advance Care Directive: Next Steps

Completing an advance care directive is a significant step in ensuring your healthcare wishes are honored if you cannot communicate them yourself. However, proactive steps are required to ensure your wishes are known and respected. Here are the essential next steps to take after completing your advance care directive.

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July 9th, 2024|News & Announcements, Promo|

Volunteer Training June 8

Hospice Care Plus is hosting an in-person training for new volunteers on Saturday, June 8, from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM, at the Madison County Public Library in Berea. Register today to secure your spot!

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Mariah Smith, volunteer coordinator, says the in-person, group training has a special quality that makes […]

May 9th, 2024|Events, News & Announcements|

New Grief Support Group Offerings

Hospice Care Plus is offering several new support groups for those grieving the loss of a loved one. The newest addition is a six-week Grief Support Series.

The series uses focused topics for each session with opportunities for participants to share their experiences. The last session is dedicated to creating a shadowbox in memory of […]

March 12th, 2024|Events, News & Announcements, Promo|

Grief During the Holiday Season

Tips, Tricks, and True Stories

The holiday season can be a uniquely difficult time for those grieving the loss of a loved one.

A 2021 survey of 2,000* U.S. adults indicated that 36 percent of respondents didn’t want to celebrate the holidays because of feelings of grief or loss. The reasons vary widely from person to person and […]

December 16th, 2023|News & Announcements|

Get Remembrance Tree Ornaments Now

Hospice Care Plus’s annual Remembrance Tree ceremony is set for Sunday, December 4, 2:00 p.m., at a new location: EKU’s Center for the Arts.

The event is a long-standing tradition for Hospice Care Plus and the community, bringing hundreds together for more than 20 years.

The Remembrance Tree ceremony gives the community a chance to remember loved ones […]

November 23rd, 2016|Events, News & Announcements|

New Study Links Hospice to Reduced Depression for Spouses

A new study shows that spouses of hospice patients have fewer depression symptoms than those whose spouses did not receive hospice care.
The research was conducted at Mt. Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine and published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Researchers studied Medicare claims data and responses to the Health and Retirement Study, which focuses on adults […]

August 27th, 2015|News & Announcements|