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Palliative Care Symposium 2016

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SUPPORT FOR A LIFETIME: PALLIATIVE CARE ACROSS THE CONTINUUM is the theme of this year’s Palliative Care Symposium, jointly offered by The Carolinas Center and The Virginia Association of Hospices & Palliative Care.
This one-day gathering in Chapel Hill, NC, is designed for clinical and administrative staff who work in adult and pediatric palliative care programs.
Presenters are experts who offer you their keenest insights based on their experience of working in the field.

To download full brochure and register online, click here […]

Happy Holidays

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In observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, our offices will be closed on December 24 & 25, and on New Year’s Day […]

Hospice of Rutherford

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Hospice of Rutherford has been providing state-of-the-art end of life care since 1982, and offers our services in Rutherford and McDowell Counties.

Our full range of services include an extensive palliative care program offered since 2004; a highly rated hospice home care program; an 18-suite Hospice House serving Rutherford and surrounding counties; and an extensive grief counseling program.

Our children’s grief camp began in 1995 and is now called Camp Erin™ as the result of a generous grant from the Moyer Foundation. We are now a Kids Path® provider, caring for both pediatric palliative […]

Why celebrate hospice and palliative care?

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November is a special time of year, a time for reflection about the things we value most and for which we are most thankful. Routinely we hear stories of gratitude for good health, warm shelter and enough food for one’s family. November is a time we also hear appreciation expressed for our veterans, for our country and for the choices we have during our elections.

A lesser-known celebration during November is Hospice and Palliative Care Month. After 40 years in this country, hospice is a form of health care familiar to many. Palliative care, however, is not […]