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2016 Press Releases

2017/11/09 - 9:46am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
November 9, 2017

We Honor Veterans: Meeting the Needs of our Nation’s Heroes at the End of Life

Over 4,500 hospice organizations and community partners provide Veteran-centric care to our nation’s heroes.

2017/11/06 - 10:47am | Press Releases

A Shooting in Texas
November 6, 2017

News broke this weekend of another mass shooting in the U.S.  This time, in the south Texas town of Sutherland Springs. In terms of casualties, it is the worst shooting in the history of Texas. Yet, what makes this even more disturbing is that it took place in a church.  How does one respond to another breaking news story of this kind? As a nation, we have seen such violent acts in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Nevada, Ohio… tragedies seem too numerous to mention. 

2017/11/01 - 9:20am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:               
November 1, 2017                                                                                          

Hospice Helps Patients and Families Focus on Quality of Life

NHPCO Leading Outreach Efforts throughout November to Help People Understand that “It’s about how you live!”

2017/10/31 - 9:11am | Press Releases

Immediate Release:
October 31, 2017

National Hospice and Palliative Care Month Proclamation

(Alexandria, Va) – National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization issues this proclamation in recognition of the important outreach and awareness ongoing throughout November 2017.


2017/10/30 - 9:06am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
October 30, 2017

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization releases new Moments of Life featuring hospice patient and the benefits of music therapy.

2017/10/26 - 1:25am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
October 26, 2017

Free Resource Helps Patients & Families Choose a Quality Hospice

NHPCO Offers Guidance to Help People Make a Choice about a Hospice Provider

2017/10/25 - 2:47pm | Press Releases

To:        NHPCO Membership
From:    Edo Banach
Date:     October 25, 2017

“Most families are happy with their experience, according to the CAHPS survey. In data collected from 2015 to 2016 from 2,128 hospices, 80% of respondents rated hospice a 9 or 10 out of 10.”

- Direct quote from the TIME article

2017/10/03 - 9:09am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
October 3, 2017

NHPCO Releases New Report “Facts and Figures: Hospice Care in America”

Hospice patients with short period of service continues to be a concern

2017/09/19 - 10:14am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
September 19, 2017

Hospice Volunteers Honored at NHPCO’s National Conference in San Diego

 (San Diego, Calf.) – Today, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization recognized four outstanding hospice volunteers at the organization’s 2017 Interdisciplinary Conference being held this week at the Marriott Marquis and Marina in San Diego.