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Baby Boomers Taking on a New Cause
November 14, 2013 10:43 ET | Hospice of the Western Reserve
CLEVELAND, OH, Nov. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Death and dying have long been taboo topics, but as baby boomers enter their senior years, societal views are changing. From honoring loved ones on...
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The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference Focuses on the Integration of Hospice Palliative Care Across all Settings of Care
October 31, 2013 06:17 ET | Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
OTTAWA, Oct. 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Integration of hospice palliative care would allow Canadians to receive good care when and where they need it, where living well until death is the goal of...
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National Pediatric Symposium Joins the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference in Ottawa
October 30, 2013 06:17 ET | Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
OTTAWA, Oct. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Professionals from across Canada gather in Ottawa this week for the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference and to discuss emerging issues and innovative...
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Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference, Celebrating Hospice Palliative Care
October 29, 2013 06:42 ET | Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
OTTAWA, Oct. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: The 2013 Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference "Integrating Hospice Palliative Care into Health Care: Moving Forward" Where: Ottawa...
Center to Advance Palliative Care Director, Dr. Diane E. Meier, Honored with Election to Institute of Medicine
October 27, 2013 23:58 ET | Center to Advance Palliative Care
NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) is pleased to announce that its Director, Dr. Diane E. Meier, was recently elected to The Institute of Medicine...
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Canadian Medical Association Moves Forward on End-of-Life Care
August 22, 2013 13:53 ET | Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
OTTAWA, Aug. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) and its over 3,000 professional members support the multiple resolutions passed at the Canadian...
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The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association Celebrates the 11th Annual Hike for Hospice Palliative Care
May 02, 2013 12:25 ET | Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
OTTAWA, May 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On May 5, 2013, thousands of Canadians of all ages will gather on walking paths, parks, and hiking trails across Canada to celebrate the 11th Annual Hike for...
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Just Ask! Patients Want Doctors to Talk to Them About End of Life Issues
April 02, 2013 06:16 ET | Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
OTTAWA, April 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- We rely on them to give us the straight facts – but doctors appear to be avoiding discussing one uncomfortable but important topic with patients: how we...
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Federal Government Takes Another Step Towards Improving Hospice Palliative Care in the 2013 Budget
March 25, 2013 14:37 ET | Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
OTTAWA, March 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) is pleased to announce the federal government has proposed funding of $3 million over three years to...
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Make a List, Check it Twice
December 13, 2012 10:44 ET | Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
OTTAWA, Dec. 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dying's not the easiest subject to talk about, but there's a 100% chance that it's going to happen to you. The Speak Up campaign is urging Canadians to stop...