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National Nursing Assistant Week- June 12-19

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This is National Nursing Assistant week, and we at Hospice of the Miami Valley want to take a moment to thank our Hospice Aides for all the caring they do for our patients.

As a Community Educator, my role is to explain the hospice benefit to families and to providers utilizing hospice services. One of the most frequently asked questions from these conversations is how often they can see an aide. The reason this is often the case is because the care of an ...

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Coffee And Conversation: Support Groups for Caregivers Serving Those with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

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Loved-ones and caregivers of those with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease may endure losses in many areas of their lives. Come and meet with others in similar situations to gain caregiving ideas and coping tips for the emotions and grief that are a natural part of caring for someone with this illness.

The Benefits of Support Groups

Grief is a powerful emotion that affects each of us at some point in our life. As social interaction is a critical ...

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NHPCO LAUNCHES NEW MOMENTS OF LIFE CAMPAIGN

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Patients’ and families’ stories show hospice is about more than death – it’s about life

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 15, 2014 / PRNewswire / — In celebrating the 40th anniversary of hospice care in the United States, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) is excited to introduce a new national campaign, “Moments of Life: Made Possible by Hospice,” that will show all Americans that hospice focuses on living and enables special moments and memories at ...
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HOSPICE OF THE MIAMI VALLEY, selected to participate in the Medicare Care Choices Model

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 20, 2015

HOSPICE OF THE MIAMI VALLEY, selected to participate in the Medicare Care Choices Model

Model aims to increase choice and quality by enabling individuals to receive palliative and curative care concurrently

Hospice of the Miami Valley has been selected to participate in the Medicare Care Choices Model, announced today by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell. The model provides Medicare beneficiaries who qualify for coverage under the Medicare Hospice Benefit and dually eligible ...

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Hospice of the Miami Valley, Named a 2015 HOSPICE HONORS Recipient

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—May 6, 2015

Hospice of the Miami Valley, Named a 2015 HOSPICE HONORS Recipient

Dayton, Ohio

Hospice of the Miami Valley, with offices in Xenia, Middletown and Springfield, and serving the Greater Miami Valley area, has been named a 2015 Hospice Honors recipient by Deyta, an industry leader in data-driven management. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of satisfaction as measured from the caregiver’s point of view.

“This is the third year that ...

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When to Begin Hospice

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Paying for Hospice Care

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NEWS RELEASE June 2012

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NEWS RELEASE

June , 2012

 

LOCAL HOSPICE ORGANIZATION SELECTED FOR HOSPICE  PILOT DATA COLLECTION PROJECT

Hospice of the Miami Valley, serving the greater Dayton area volunteered for and was one of only nine hospices selected nationwide by RTI International, a contractor for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to participate in a pilot to test the collection of specific data items for hospice quality measures.  This is part of the national effort mandated by the Affordable Care Act to develop a ...

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News Release 2011

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November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, a time when hospices across the country focus special attention on educating their communities about End-of-Life Care.

To mark this annual celebration,  The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in Washington, DC started the tradition of creating a “National Hospice Quilt” 12 years ago.

Why a Quilt?

Historically, quilting was a time for communities to share creativity, stories and memories.  Quilts were made for special occasions like celebrating the arrival of a newborn, or to ...

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Serving Patients, Families in Springfield Ohio Area

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Hospice of the Miami Valley Serving Patients, Families in Springfield Area

Hospice care is on the rise:  more than 1.58 million Americans that were diagnosed with life-limiting illnesses were cared for by hospices across the nation last year.  This growth is being felt in the Ohio’s Miami Valley as well. As the need increases, local hospice providers must also rise to meet growing patient and family needs.

Patients and their families in the Springfield area now have a new ...

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