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December 18, 2018

What to Expect From a Social Work Visit?

What does a Social Worker do? It’s a statement we social workers hear often. There are many misconceptions about our role, and it’s one that we struggle to define ourselves. I have found the follo...

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December 17, 2018

$515,600 Committed to Enhance Quality of Life at the End of Life

Mount Vernon, WA – 12/17/2018 – At their November board meeting, the Trustees of the Hospice of the Northwest Foundation voted unanimously to approve program funding requests from Hospice of t...

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November 6, 2018

Andeavor Foundation Grants $25,000 in Education Funds to HNW Foundation

The Andeavor Foundation has made a $25,000 grant to the Hospice of the Northwest Foundation Clinical Staff Education Fund according to a joint announcement by Marathon Petroleum Company, the Andeavor ...

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November 6, 2018

Hospice of the Northwest in Your Community

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and hospices across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about the highest quality care for people coping with life-limiting illness. ...

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November 6, 2018

Trustees Wanted

Wisdom. Integrity. Commitment. The HNW Foundation is looking for trustees to help guide our organization as we fulfill our mission to fund dignity every moment of life. If you are interested in learn...

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November 6, 2018

Elma Johnson: The Pie Lady

Since 2009, 92-year-old Elma Johnson has helped raise more than $106,500 by auctioning her wild blackberry pies at the annual Ports of Call Gala & Auction! Elma’s special connection to Hospice o...

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November 6, 2018

Pediatric Hospice Care – A Different Kind of Care

Sam is curled up in his mom’s lap. At a glance, they look like any mother and 3 year old having a snuggle: Sam’s stuffed tiger hangs over the edge of the couch, and Laura is reading him his favori...

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October 16, 2018

Hospice of the Northwest takes Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work #1 in the Nation Honor

This October, Hospice of the Northwest learned that the agency won the #1 ranking in the nation on Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare! After placing in the top 100 for three years...

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September 28, 2018

What to Expect: A Visit with the HNW Spiritual Counselor

By: Karuna Duval and Andrea Johnson Many people starting hospice seem surprised or slightly uncomfortable to get the initial phone call from a hospice spiritual counselor. I hear a variety of comments...

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September 25, 2018

Don’t Wait to Talk About Hospice

It’s an all too common situation. A family is at the bedside of a loved one who is seriously ill and nearing the end of life. Each member of the family has a different idea of what should be done an...

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