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April 9, 2021

Where Will Your Passion Lead You?

Are You Passionate About Helping Others? Hospice of the Northwest is looking for exceptional people to help us deliver compassionate and dignified end-of-life care! If you’re interested in learn...

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April 7, 2021

Skagit County Commissioners Recognize April 18-24, 2021 as National Healthcare Volunteer Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today, the Skagit County Board of Commissioners signed a proclamation declaring April 18-24, 2021 National Healthcare Volunteer Week in Skagit County. Today’s presentation spec...

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February 25, 2021

Celebration of Generosity: Grateful Hearts

By Wendy J. Coates, MA, CFREExecutive Director, Hospice of the Northwest Foundation Every day I am witness to the powerful impact your generosity has on dying people in our community, and every day I ...

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February 16, 2021

Celebrating what Donors Provided in 2020

This year, our annual Celebration of Generosity will consist of a short video showing how donors’ generosity has enhanced quality of life at the end of life. Speakers include Julie Blazek –...

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January 29, 2021

More SuperEar Devices Deployed with Hospice of the Northwest Clinicians

Each clinician now has their own set of SuperEars to assist with patient and family communication. In late 2019, donors funded the purchase of several SuperEar sound amplifiers. These devices were dep...

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January 29, 2021

Trauma-Informed Care & Expertise at Hospice of the Northwest

Trauma affects everyone at some point during the course of a lifetime. At the end of a person’s life, there are increased feelings of vulnerability, unknowns, and pain– especially when faced with ...

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January 29, 2021

Hospice of the Northwest Ethics Committee

By Leslie Estep, MD – Chair of the Hospice of the Northwest Ethics Committee When managing serious illness, patients, families and staff may find themselves unprepared for some of the difficult ...

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December 18, 2020

Public Hospital District Boards Decide Against Potential Purchase Agreement for Hospice of the Northwest

MOUNT VERNON and SEDRO-WOOLLEY – The Boards of Commissioners of Public Hospital District No. 1, Skagit Regional Health, and Public Hospital District No. 304, United General District 304, each voted ...

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December 9, 2020

Donors Enhance Quality of Life at the End-of-Life

$501,003 Committed to HNW Donor Funded Programs and Services Mount Vernon, WA – 12/04/2020 – At their November board meeting, the Trustees of the Hospice of the Northwest Foundation voted unan...

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December 1, 2020

Regarding a potential change of corporate ownership.

Hospice of the Northwest is a joint venture corporation between two public health districts (PHD#1 and PHD#304), as such the locally elected commissioners are responsible for making ownership decision...

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