Caregiver’s Blog

Caregiver’s Blog

  • We Honor Veterans campaign helps care for veterans at the end of life

    It surprises many Americans to learn that 25 percent of all deaths in the US are veterans. That’s 1,800 people a day, more than 680,000 veterans every year. These heroic Americans deserve recognition for their military service—particularly at the end of life’s journey. The We …

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  • Things Which May Need Attention After A Loved One Dies

    NOTE: This list is not all-inclusive, and each situation is unique. This is not intended to replace the guidance of an attorney or financial planner. If you have questions or need additional information, please contact a source related to your particular need: Social Security office, …

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  • After a Traumatic Loss: I’m Doing Fine! But…

    Editor’s Note:  Danny Mize, Bereavement Coordinator & Chaplain Hospice Care of the Southwest, shares reflections he wrote 10 years ago on the anniversary of the OKC Bombing. Danny co-founded and served as executive director of a non-profit organization in Edmond, OK called “The Kids’ Place” – a family grief center. …

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  • November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

    November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, a time to recognize how hospice and palliative care helps patients and families in Amarillo and the Panhandle. This month Hospice Care of the Southwest wants to help everyone understand the importance of the care that hospice …

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  • Getting Help for Dementia

    The Family Caregiver Alliance estimates that 44 million Americans are caregivers. And the Alzheimer’s Association, in its latest Facts and Figures report, states that 15.5 million of those are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease. Caring for a loved one with dementia can …

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