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Our blog is intended to be an informative repository of news, information, stories, and other resources that pertain to general health care, as well as in-home care and hospice. If you are considering these services for a loved one or even yourself, we hope our blog can help inform your decision.

Today is National Healthcare Decisions Day. Your Decisions Matter!

April 16, 2014

  National Healthcare Decisions Day exists to inspire, educate & empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning. National Healthcare Decisions Day is an initiative to encourage patients to express their wishes regarding healthcare and for providers and facilities to respect those wishes, whatever they may be. Facts The U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research […]

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Island Hospice Music Therapy [Video]

April 15, 2014

  Music therapists use instrumental and vocal strategies to improve function or facilitate changes that contribute to a patient’s quality of life. Watch how our Music Therapist, Jenna Watkins, makes a difference in the lives of some of our patients!   Video by Betsy Kane.  

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WOC Nurse Week 2014

April 14, 2014

  Wound, Ostomy and Continence (WOC) nurses provide care to patients who suffer from non-healing wounds, ostomies, and urinary and fecal incontinence. WOC nursing combines the kind and considerate care that these patients need, with the improved patient care results that nurses deliver, lowering costs and changing the lives of patients. The goal of WOC Nurse […]

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Island Hospice Kicks Off New Volunteer Program

February 19, 2014

  On November 3, 2013, THA Group’s Island Hospice kicked off its new yard care program for patients and caregivers, called the Grasshoppers Program. Under the supervision of Stephen Buttimer, volunteers of all ages brought plants, tools and their spirited attitudes. The children worked just as intensely as the adults. River Street Sweets and Southeast […]

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