Grief During the Holidays: Some Tips

The winter holidays are generally perceived as “the most wonderful time of the year.” But for those who are facing grief after the death of a loved one, the holidays may instead be a time filled with pain and sadness. Even those for whom grief is not as fresh, the holidays may serve as an...

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Chaplaincy Health Care Winter 2018 Newsletter

Our Winter Newsletter is here! Read the beautiful story Brandi Pevey shares about her family's experience with Cork's Place and special thank you to our Lighting the Path breakfast table hosts. With the holiday season and shopping for your loved ones, keep Chaplaincy Health Care in mind. View our wish list for needed items. Your...

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It’s Never too Late to Thank a Veteran, Even at the End of Life

Americans across the country celebrate Veterans Day on November 11, a special day to salute the men and women who have bravely served our country in the military. These fellow Americans have made profound sacrifices in defense of freedom and they deserve our heartfelt thanks and appreciation. Honoring our nation’s Veterans includes supporting them throughout...

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Don’t Wait to Talk About Hospice

It’s an all too common situation. A family is at the bedside of a loved one who is seriously ill and nearing the end of life. Each member of the family has a different idea of what should be done and what the patient would have wanted. Far too many people wait until they are...

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Chaplaincy Health Care Fall 2018 Newsletter

Our Fall Newsletter is here! Read about Chaplaincy Health Care’s instrumental volunteers who aren’t just everyday people. Their extraordinary hearts make an immeasurable difference in the lives of people across our community each day. If you are looking for a simple way to support our work, try donating one (or some) of the items on...

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End-of-Life Conference Registration Open

Chaplaincy Health Care's third annual CME/CEU End-of-Life Conference is Friday, October 19, 2018, at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Ira Byock, a leading palliative care physician, author, and public advocate for improving care through the end of life. The conference is geared toward the health care community...

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Welcome New Providers

Chaplaincy Behavioral Health is expanding its services with three new providers and specialties. Meet Our Newest Providers: Lynn-Marie Peashka, PMHNP-BC, practices psychiatry, and has been in this field for 20 years. Originally from Richland, she is returning from Idaho after 17 years. She is a Nationally Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, graduating from Washington State...

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Good Grief

  In 2014, National Grief Awareness Day was founded on August 30th by Angie Cartwright. She became dedicated to educating others to the realities of bereavement and bringing support to those who grieve after she became familiar with loss herself. In the spirit of continuing the work of Ms. Cartwright, Chaplaincy Grief Care is hosting...

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Chaplaincy Health Care Summer Newsletter

Our Summer Newsletter is here! Read about the many ways we impacted lives together in our 2017 Annual Report. Learn about our new Grief Care offerings and upcoming events. Also included in this issue is a special piece recognizing 2 long-time Chaplaincy employees who have recently retired - Jannette Weber and Wes McIntyre. Your support makes a...

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2017 Annual Report

BECAUSE OF YOU - In 2017, thousands of people in our community received expert guidance and care when they needed it most. Nearly 1,000 patients and their families received the care and compassion of our hospice teams; 157 children, teens and families received grief support through Cork's Place; 1,637 people received calls, mailings, support groups,...

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