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June 15, 2020

Community Generosity Makes an Impact!

Despite the disruption of COVID-19, providing compassionate and dignified care to dying people must continue....

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March 30, 2020

Patient Centered Care By (and for!) Veterans

Meet Halley Harris, a hospice social worker, and Debbie Melnyk, HNW’s accountant & information systems specialist.  Halley is an Army Veteran who served from ‘96-’02 as an Apache Helico...

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March 13, 2020

Grief Support Meetings Suspended

Our group grief support meetings are currently suspended, but help is still available. The Hospice Resource Center is a free lending library with books and other materials for adults, teens, and child...

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March 11, 2020


Hospice of the Northwest is committed to providing compassionate and dignified care for every patient and family we serve, and protecting the safety and health of our staff. To that end, we are f...

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February 28, 2020

A Celebration of Generosity

On February 20th dedicated and generous donors, staff, volunteers, trustees, and community members came together to celebrate the significant impact donor funding has on the care that Hospice of the N...

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February 25, 2020

Paying for End-of-Life Care

How to pay for the rising costs of health care?  Concerns over these costs are shared not only by elected officials but by almost every family across the country. Many baby boomers are providing ...

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February 13, 2020

Hospice of the Northwest Welcomes Nursing & CNA Clinical Manager Kirsten Hackworth

The Hospice of the Northwest team is excited to welcome Kirsten Hackworth as the new Clinical Manager. Actually, it is more like a “welcome back.” as Kirsten previously worked at Hospice o...

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January 22, 2020

Choosing Quality of Life at the End of Life

When you first meet Rick, right away you notice both his uplifting and commanding nature. Born in Mount Vernon, Rick is an alumni of Lincoln Elementary and the University of Washington. The life he ha...

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January 8, 2020

Vote for Your Favorite!

Each year, we ask our supporters and donors to vote on the theme, or “destination,” for our annual Ports of Call Gala and Auction. Last year you sent us to The Wonderful Land of OZ, the y...

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December 24, 2019

“Hard Days Are Quilting Days”

Barbara Coffey and her cousin Joyce grew up in Southern California. With only a two-year age difference, they were always doing things together. As teenagers they discovered sewing, and their love for...

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