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Why should you attend MACtoberfest in Santa Fe?

Food. Art. Culture. History. (Oh, and top-notch hospice billing information, too, of course.)      | MACtoberfest with TNMHO and PGBA: October 28-29, 2019 | Most visits to Santa Fe come to experience the city’s internationally renowned art and culture. Others are drawn by the cuisine – restaurants include James Beard Award winners and hole-in-the-wall […]

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Cultivating a Lifelong Passion for Hospice Care

      What’s your passion? I am passionate about hospice. Yet how did that come to be? As I reflect on my more than 25 years in hospice care, I recall attending my first Texas Hospice Conference in Lubbock, Texas just after becoming employed by Hospice in the Pines, Incorporated.  This was the most […]

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Dementia-Specific Advance Directives

  Is your hospice caring for a patient with dementia? If you aren’t yet, you will be. With dementia diagnoses on the rise, it’s important for patients of sound mind to document the medical care they want, thus ensuring those end-of-life wishes are honored and respected. Currently, dementia is the sixth leading cause of death […]

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Expanding Our Reach

  I’m very excited to participate in this new endeavor, and pen the initial blog post for the Texas New Mexico Hospice Organization.  As the President of the Executive Board, I had the recent privilege of attending the Council of States meeting in Washington, D.C. with Executive Director Larry Farrow. It had been nearly 20 […]

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