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Choosing Comfort Care

When Barbara Bush made the decision to pursue comfort care rather than treatment, it highlighted a choice often misunderstood. The words "comfort care" tend to evoke a visceral response of fear - that one is giving up and walking away from medical intervention. People often feel "comfort care" represents the end of aggressive care and modern medicine.

Stroke: It Happens in an Instant

A stroke is an emergency - it can happen to anyone, at any time, and at any age. What happens when someone experiences a stroke and what occurs on the way to and at the hospital is critical in reducing the effects of a stroke.

Getting Through Grief

In the fall of 2017, following a 15-month challenge with cancer, Abbie Strother's mother passed away at EveryStep Hospice's Kavanagh House on 56th Street.

Couple to Cap Wedding Day with Benefit for Amanda the Panda

Jennifer Rhoads and Clark Smith know what it's like to live through the loss of a spouse - and to have the fortune to find love again. They will celebrate that love on their May 19th wedding day by hosting Panda Palooza, an event to benefit the grief support services provided by EveryStep Grief & Loss Services' Amanda the Panda program. Rhoads and Smith felt moved to host the charity event because they and their three daughters had experienced the care and support offered by EveryStep and the Amanda the Panda program.