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2016 Press Releases

2016/12/01 - 9:09am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release
December 1, 2016

December 1 is World AIDS Day

(Alexandria, Va) – World AIDS Day is a global initiative to raise awareness, fight prejudice, and improve education about HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. World AIDS Day is December 1.

Around the world, about 37 million people are living with HIV. In the United States, about 44,000 people get infected with HIV every year.

2016/11/22 - 9:16am | Press Releases

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November 22, 2016

NHPCO Encourages Americans to Spend Time Talking about Health Care Choices before Facing a Crisis

(Alexandria, Va) –A family is gathered by the bedside of a loved one who has been seriously ill, and now is likely near the end of life. Each member of the family has a different idea of what should be done and what their loved one would have wanted. That’s the point when they realize they should have planned ahead and talked about what they each would want in a medical crisis.

2016/11/10 - 9:53am | Press Releases

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November 10, 2016

We Honor Veterans: Serving Veterans at the End of Life

Over 4,300 hospice organizations and community partners provide Veteran-centered care to our nation’s heroes.

2016/11/02 - 9:29am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
November 2, 2016

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Presents Volunteers are the Foundation of Hospice Awards at National Conference in Hollywood, Fla

(Alexandria, Va) – The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization recognized five outstanding volunteers at the organization’s professional development event, “The Intensives,” hosted in Hollywood, Florida, October 31 through November 2. 

2016/11/01 - 10:26am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
November 1, 2016

Dream Foundation Provides Trip of a Lifetime to Young Man with Advanced Illness

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, in partnership with Dream Foundation, releases new “Moments of Life” video featuring 21 year-old Lyle Romans

2016/10/27 - 11:58am | Press Releases

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October 28, 2016

Learn about Your Healthcare Options Before a Crisis Strikes

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Stresses the Importance of Advance Care Planning and Talking with Loved Ones about Your Wishes during November’s National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

2016/10/27 - 9:55am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
October 27, 2016

PROCLAMATION
National Hospice and Palliative Care Month – November 2016

(Alexandria, Va) – In recognition of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, NHPCO has issued the following proclamation calling for increased awareness about advance care planning.

2016/10/26 - 1:39pm | Press Releases

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October 26, 2016

“Hospice Helps Everyone” Message Reaching Latino Communities

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization releases new Moments of Life video translated in Spanish.

2016/10/20 - 3:19pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
October 20, 2016

NHPCO’s National Council of Hospice and Palliative Professionals is pleased to introduce Stacy Groff as the incoming Volunteer/Volunteer Management Section Leader.

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