Serving Skagit, Island, San Juan, & Snohomish Counties.


Myth: All hospices are the same.

Truth: There are thousands of hospices in the United States. If they participate with Medicare, as many do, they are required to provide certain services to the patient and documentation to the government. In that respect, they are the same. However, hospices may be nonprofit [...]

Myth: Hospice requires a DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) order

Truth: The purpose and benefit of hospice care is to allow for  peaceful passing in a comfortable and familiar setting like home with loved ones near. While many people wish to have a DNR to avoid unnecessary medical intervention and hospitalization, you are not required [...]

Ports of Call: Atlantis

Call the HNW Foundation Office for Ticket Information, 360-814-5702. Join the Hospice of the Northwest Foundation Board of Trustees for a spectacular event in support of Hospice of the Northwest patients, families and programs. Click here to see our 2016 Live Auction Preview Catalog! This year’s [...]