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Press Releases

2014/11/19 - 8:58am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
November 19, 2014

Eight Tips to Help Someone Grieving During the Holidays

Hospice Professionals Offer Advice

(Alexandria, Va) – For many people, the holiday season is a special time of year marked by celebrations and gatherings with family and friends. For those struggling with the death of a loved one, the holidays may be a difficult time full of painful reminders that emphasize their sense of loss.

2014/11/18 - 9:09am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
November 17, 2014

More Research Validates the Benefits of Hospice; What Will It Take to Change End-of-Life Care in America?

New study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows cancer patients in hospice care experience fewer hospitalizations, fewer costly and invasive procedures, and are more likely to die at home.

2014/11/10 - 9:56am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:                                                                                                          
November 10, 2014

Veterans Day: Honoring America’s Veterans Includes Caring at Life’s End

Over 3,300 We Honor Veterans partners help provide veteran-centered care.

2014/11/06 - 9:13am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
November 6, 2014

Consumer Reports Health Launches New Online Caregiver Resource

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization contributes information to new online portal for family caregivers

2014/10/30 - 11:03am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
October 30, 2014

NHPCO Issues Proclamation for November’s National Hospice Palliative Care Month

Hospice and Palliative Care providers across the country will participate in outreach and awareness efforts throughout November

Download a PDF of this year’s proclamation

2014/10/28 - 9:19am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
October 28, 2014

Hospice Volunteers Honored for Outstanding Service

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Presents awards at National Conference in Nashville

2014/10/27 - 1:37pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
October 27, 2014

2014/10/27 - 9:13am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
October 27, 2014

New Report on Hospice Care in the U.S. Provides Insight into Access

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Releases Facts & Figures Report at National Clinical Conference in Nashville

(Alexandria, Va) – NHPCO reports that an estimated 1.5 to 1.6 million patients were cared for by U.S. hospice programs in 2013. This figure remains consistent with statistics from the previous year.

2014/10/17 - 3:36pm | Press Releases

Our National Response to Ebola

To: NHPCO Members
From: Don Schumacher
Date:  October 17, 2014

2014/10/14 - 9:23am | Press Release

Media Alert:
October 14, 2014

Nashville is Site of National Conference and Pediatric Intensive Focusing on Clinical Aspects of Hospice and Palliative Care

(Alexandria, Va) – The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization will welcome more than 1,000 hospice and palliative professionals and industry experts to Nashville to explore best practices in the field of hospice and palliative care.

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