Four Tips for Dealing with Impending Loss

by Charles Thompson, Owner

Part of the pain that comes when you’re at the end of your caregiving journey is that your elderly family member is nearing the end of her life. That impending loss can be difficult to manage and you might find yourself trying to avoid it. Don’t Suppress How You’re Feeling. Feelings don’t just go away. […]

Grove Park Hospice Angel of the Month

by Charles Thompson, Owner

Congratulations to Tammy Irick, RN for being elected Hospice Angel of the Month! Tammy has been a vital member or our Grove Park Hospice family for 9 years! She is dedicated to providing comfort and compassion to our patients and families, Tammy loves her work with Grove Park Hospice and says, “I have met some […]

Grove Park Hospice Assists with Dementia Caregiver Workshop

by Charles Thompson, Owner

Phyllis Parker and Debbie Hare of Grove Park Hospice assisted Longwood Plantation in supporting a free workshop for people in our community who are caring for a loved one with Dementia. Rep. Gilda Cobb Hunter and Mayor Michael Butler both spoke to the group as well as the primary speaker, Dr. Macie Smith. Participants learned […]

Recognizing Pain in Your Senior Near the End

by Charles Thompson, Owner

It isn’t as easy as you might expect to know for certain when your elderly family member is in pain, especially when she’s near the end of her life. When you do know that she’s experiencing pain you can help her to alleviate it. The key is to learn your senior’s specific triggers. Vocalizations. Whether […]

Hospice Angel of the Month

by Charles Thompson, Owner

Grove Park Hospice is proud to congratulate Jacqui Shuler, Hospice Aide as our Angel of the Month! Jacqui has been with Grove Park Hospice since 2012, providing loving care to her patients. Jacqui says, “I love being affiliated with hospice care. Because sometime I enter a home where the family as well as the patient […]

Grove Park Hospice Recognized as a We Honor Veterans Partner

by Charles Thompson, Owner

Grove Park Hospice Recognized as a We Honor Veterans Partner: It may surprise many people to learn that 25 percent of those who die every year in the U.S. are Veterans. To help provide care and support that reflect the important contributions made by these men and women, Grove Park Hospice has become a national partner of We Honor Veterans, a pioneering campaign developed by National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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