Hospice Northwest office is closed to the public due to COVID-19 but services are still being offered.

Caregivers Blog – How to Submit a Caregiver’s Blog Post

At Hospice Northwest, we acknowledge the rewarding but difficult role of the caregivers and celebrate the differences they make in the lives of others. This blog offers an opportunity for caregivers to share their stories, poems, images or quotes that describe their caregiving experiences, while maintaining full confidentiality for those in their care. If you are a caregiver who would like … Read more

Our Journey with Dementia

They say you learn something new every day. In her final years with us, my mother taught both my wife Katherine and myself something new every time we visited. The journey of dementia is a difficult one, but I think many of our challenges came from our initial inability to understand the language and dance … Read more

How Hospice Volunteering Changes Lives

Submitted by Larry Dicks, Hospice Northwest volunteer I have prepared this story for use by Hospice Northwest because I want to give readers an appreciation of how my personal life has been enhanced by volunteering with Hospice Northwest. I met my current client in August 2015. “Drew” was a 45 year old man with an … Read more

On Becoming a Hospice Northwest Volunteer

Submitted by Peter Strawson, Hospice Northwest volunteer In 2011, being long retired and feeling somewhat bored reading and watching TV, I noticed a newspaper article about Hospice Northwest and their need for volunteers, particularly of the male gender. I was already familiar with Hospice Northwest from my volunteer days with the United Way when I … Read more