National Hospice and Palliative Care Month 2013

NHPCO’s Caring Connections offers some resources to help raise awareness of hospice and to promote National Hospice Palliative Care Month (November).

Background Information about Hospice Care

Informational Articles

For more information about hospice, tips and resources

Hospice and Palliative Care Month Ad Slick:

Powerpoint Presentation

Outreach Document Templates

Celebrate by tweeting, posting and pinning pictures

  • Celebrate with us by tweeting, posting and pinning pictures or sayings of what ‘hospice is’ to you and your organization using the hashtag #hospicemonth.
  • Download "Hospice is..." template
  • Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter and Pinterest as we post and re-post what people are saying across the nation throughout the month!

Purchase a “Comfort. Love. Respect” t-shirt from Marketplace. Designed by Torrey DeVitto, all proceeds go to the National Hospice Foundation to support hospice outreach and awareness.

See additional Caring Connections materials to help with hospice outreach.

Other events and dates throughout the year to make note of:

  • World Hospice Palliative Care Day – the first Saturday in October (10/12/2013)
  • Veterans Day – November 11. Learn about NHPCO's We Honor Veteran initiative.
  • World AIDS Day – December 1
  • National Healthcare Decision Day – April 16
  • National Volunteer Week – April 6 – 13, 2014.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, www.nhpco.org

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