ALL CARE NEWS


An Intern’s Gratitude

Nine months ago, I began an experience that would prove to be inspiring and life altering. At the time of accepting the All Care Hospice internship, I had not yet fully understood the scope of hospice and bereavement work. These past several months have proved to be the most rewarding and challenging that I have ever experienced.

All Care to host annual Summer Service of Remembrance

On July 13th, at 6:00 pm, All Care Hospice will host its annual Summer Service of Remembrance. Together with hospice families and community members, All Care staff will honor and celebrate the lives of those lost over the past twelve months and in years prior. The...

Art Therapy and Hospice Care

The needs of hospice patients are as varied as their individuality, but a common struggle is the impacts on self-identity. “People who suffer from life threatening and chronic illnesses often describe the impact of their diagnosis, treatment, and illness as having...

Art Therapy and Bereavement

By Briana Babick In her second installment, Briana Babick, Lesley University Graduate School of Expressive Therapies 2nd year intern shares her experiences and observations from her internship with All Care Hospice using art therapy within bereavement counseling.  Did...

Teeing off for a Worthy Cause!

Teeing off for a Worthy Cause! Monday, June 26th, 2017       For the past 25 years, All Care VNA & Hospice, together with community partners and supporters, will tee off at Gannon Golf Course for their annual Charity Golf Open to raise money to...

Art Therapy Intern Shares Hospice Experience

By: Brianna Babick Susan Langer said, “Art is the creation of forms symbolic of human feeling.” I appreciate this definition of art for its simplicity. As a second year graduate student studying Expressive Therapies at Lesley University, I‘ve had the privilege of...

5 Ways Technology Can Help Seniors Stay Connected

Technology is evolving every day; advancements that once took years or decades today only require mere weeks or months to achieve in this fast-paced world.  Not only can these advancements help to expand the psycho/social experience of seniors but new inventions are...

What You Need to Get Through an Extended Power Outage

Living without power for a few hours or even a day can be an inconvenience but it certainly is manageable.  To be without power, however, for an extended period of time can be much more difficult to navigate and can be dangerous for certain populations, especially if...

Navigating Grief A Workshop for Education and Support

All Care Grief Loss Services is hosting Navigating Grief  A Workshop for Education and Support This two week workshop is open to any adult mourner that would like to learn more about grief through the life cycle, complicated grief, trauma and some healthy approaches...