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Community Outreach


HFA has numerous programs and resources that you can utilize to host community events, provide bereavement support, and educate staff and volunteers. 

 

Host a community event with these programs:

Understanding Hospice brochure

This informational booklet was created to dispel the all-too-common myths surrounding hospice as well as to explain the hospice philosophy of care, hospice care in a nursing home, how to access hospice care, and more.

 

Understanding Grief brochure

A useful booklet that provides support, validation, and guidance to those navigating the grief journey. It addresses grief in the immediate aftermath of a death and grief during special times throughout the year that can be particularly difficult, such as holidays and anniversaries.

 

Returning to Work After a Loss brochure

This helpful booklet addresses the trepidation that many grievers feel on their first day back in the workplace and provides tips to help workers make the often uncomfortable transition back to work more bearable.

Supporting a Friend or Loved One with Advanced Illness brochure

This booklet gives helpful tips for providing support and is useful for those unfamiliar with and uncomfortable around serious and advanced illness.

Hospice Volunteers brochure

An informational publication that answers the common questions that potential volunteers often ask, such as What do hospice volunteers do? How do I become a volunteer? and Can I handle the job?  
 

Share these printed resources and videos with your community, staff, and volunteers:

A Caregiver's Guide to the Dying Process

This helpful resource prepares caregivers, volunteers, and staff for the physical symptoms and psychological issues that accompany the dying process.

Guide for Recalling and Retelling Your Life Story

Each page of this award-winning workbook suggests a topic, such as Family, Adult Life, Growing Older, and Reflections, to help a person tell his or her life story.