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Sep 30, 2020

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among today’s youth; therefore, we must continue to expand awareness and encourage individuals to take action. Awareness is the first step to prevention, and we all can play a role in supporting one another, preventing suicide and removing the stigma surrounding mental...


Sep 22, 2020

In COVID hotspots, hospitals and other health care providers quickly rose to the occasion this spring when faced with a rapid influx of new patients. Catholic Home Care & Good Shepherd Hospice on Long Island cared for more than 1,100 COVID-positive patients and 400 hospice patients who are COVID positive. They've also...


Sep 15, 2020

2020 looked like a banner year for long-term care until COVID struck. Very soon, it became clear that our facilities not only would fail to escape the virus, but we would become ground zero for it. 

 

Consequently, we're experiencing a drop in census, an increase in the cost per resident, more and more burnt out staff,...


Sep 4, 2020

Isolation is tough on everyone. People are tired. Many of us feel like we're running an ultramarathon, and we have no idea where the end lies.

 

During this time, people who receive a six-month prognosis know they won't outlive the pandemic. That realization has led many hospice professionals to redouble their...