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July 19, 2021

Cam’s Story – A Pet Peace of Mind Success Story

Cam is a miniature poodle with a huge heart. He spent much of his life bonded closely with his owner, a dog lover who lived in a retirement facility in the late years of life. Cam and his person share...

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July 7, 2021

A Man of the Community – Meet Rob Guy!

For hospice patient Rob Guy and his wife Andrea, taking to the sky was a lifelong ritual. Andrea explains, “When we were dating 50 years ago, and of course after we were married, I noticed Rob was a...

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June 21, 2021

Pushing Past the Pandemic: As COVID-19 raged, hospice volunteers found ways to help

An excerpt from a Skagit Publishing article by Trevor Pyle The date is lodged in Erin’s Long mind. She doesn’t need to comb through records or consult a calendar.“It was March 16,” the Hospice...

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June 16, 2021

Celebrating our Hospice Care Aides!

One of the most important, but not always highlighted, jobs in hospice care is the Hospice Care Aide or Health Care Aide (HCA). HCAs handle one of the most personal elements of the hospice journey, pe...

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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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