Category: Grief and Bereavement

Governor Rick Scott Signs Proclamation Commemorating Florida Hospice and Palliative Care Month

  TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Governor Rick Scott has declared November as Florida Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Last year, more than 137,351 patients received hospice care throughout Florida. Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association is pleased to join hospice providers across … Continue reading

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is breast cancer awareness month, and FHPCA wants to remind women everywhere to get tested early. The American Cancer Society recommends that all women over the age of 40 get an annual mammogram and a clinical physical examination. For … Continue reading

Local Hospice Explains Grief Counseling Program

  The attacks that occurred in Orlando this past weekend brought a sense of hopelessness and deep sorrow to communities across Florida. How can people deal with grief during this difficult time? At the Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association, … Continue reading

Hospice Offers Grief Support After Orlando Tragedy

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Following the devastating attack in Orlando over the weekend, the Florida Hospice and Palliative Care Association (FHPCA) encourages communities across the state of Florida to contact their local hospice provider for grief and bereavement services. Hospices offer … Continue reading

Coping with Grief During the Holidays

Courtesy of HPH Hospice Picture this: Your mother has broken her arm and it’s time to make her traditional pecan pie for the holidays. It’s easy to see that it would be difficult for her to make the pie this … Continue reading

Tips for Managing the Holidays

The grief journey never looks or feels the same for those that have lost loved ones. Grieving patterns differ depending on the relationship, the passing, and the season in the surviving member’s life. No one can truly understand what a … Continue reading

The Holidays: How to Cope…

…When the Only Thing You Want, Is the One Thing You Can’t Have Article courtesy of Avow Hospice, Naples, Florida   The sobbing didn’t start until it was time to put the lights on the tree.   For years Nancy had … Continue reading