Songs For The Dying: Hospice Choirs Provide Peace, ComfortThe singers enter single file, taking slow, deliberate steps as they intone a soft melody. The all-volunteer a cappella groups sing, when invited, at the bedsides of the elderly and terminally ill in hospitals, nursing homes and private homes.
4-Year Sentence For Dallas Woman Who Posed As Hospice NurseA Dallas woman who used a stolen identity to pose as a registered nurse and allegedly treat nearly 250 hospice patients was sentenced to federal prison.
VIDEO: Help Is A Phone Call AwayLiving at home and remaining independent is possible for these hospice patients thanks to the 24-7 support, clinical expertise and ability to dispatch a member of the hospice team. It’s called Telecare®.
VIDEO: Everyone Feels Better At HomeAfter a fall, a hospice patient living at home talks about the round-the-clock Intensive Comfort Care® she received in order to help her stay out of the hospital and return to her routine.
VIDEO: Hospice Is Not A Bad WordA veteran talks about his military service, how he felt when his doctor referred him to hospice and what his life is like today.
Comedienne Phyllis Diller Dead At 95Phyllis Diller, the housewife-turned-comedienne with the cackling laugh who aimed some of her sharpest barbs at herself, died Monday morning in her Los Angeles home. She was 95.
Oncor Promises New Policy To Help Hospitals Avoid BlackoutsFacing mandatory rolling blackouts, hospitals in North Texas fear a repeat of last February when many critical care facilities lost power. Oncor, however, is promising a new policy that will help ease hospital concerns.