What is Hospice Care?

What is Hospice Care?

Hospice is something that most people do not spend a large amount of time thinking about. As such it can be confusing when you find yourself in a situation where doctors are beginning to speak about hospice or palliative care. You may find yourself wondering what is hospice care and what are its purposes? How does it help? Does it […]

Self-Care During Lockdown

Self-Care During Lockdown

Everyday there are thousands of caregivers in the US that are struggling with their own feelings, their own needs, along with their stress and anxiety, in helping to care for loved ones who need full time care. A common misconception is that volunteer hospices, like Sierra Hospice, are solely focused on the hospice patient. While we are, of course, here […]

Progression of End of Life Care

Progression of End of Life Care

In the time that I have been working with Sierra Hospice I have found that, thankfully, most people do not have much experience with hospice. We provide help, comfort, and care to families and patients when someone has entered a stage where they are no longer receiving treatment. This can often be confusing or seem counterintuitive, especially if you have […]

Labyrinth New Location

Labyrinth New Location

Recently Sierra Hospice was able to move our Labyrinth from the Seneca Hospital grounds to the nearby Chester Cemetery. We are very excited to have the new location open to the public now. A Labyrinth, for those that may not know, is a form of walking meditation. It is designed to be a bit of maze that allows the users […]