Barnabas Health Home Care and Hospice News

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Van Dyke Hospice Annual Fundraiser Planned
Oct 8, 2015
On Saturday, October 17, from Noon – 3 p.m., Barnabas Health Van Dyke Hospice, and the Purple Hat Society, will host the 11 th Annual High Tea at the Eagle Ridge Golf Club located at 2 Augusta Boulevard in Lakewood. The event will feature a ...
Calling All Comic Book Fans: It’s Superheroes for Hospice
Oct 7, 2015
Get an early start to holiday shopping! On Saturday, November 7, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Barnabas Health Hospice (BHH) will present Superheroes for Hospice. The event will be held at the Barnabas Health Corporate Office, located at 95 Old Short Hills ...
Coping with Loss and Handling the Holidays: A Program for Those Who are Grieving
Oct 5, 2015
West Orange, NJ – On Monday, October 12, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Barnabas Health Hospice will host “Coping with Loss and Handling the Holidays: A Program for Those Who are Grieving,” at the Barnabas Health Corporate Office located at ...
Barnabas Health Van Dyke Hospice and Palliative Care Center Offers Volunteer Training
Aug 24, 2015
Beginning Tuesday, September 8, Barnabas Health Van Dyke Hospice will host a ten-week volunteer training program in Toms River for individuals interested in becoming a hospice volunteer. Each of the ten sessions will be held on a Tuesday afternoon, ...
Caldwell Volunteer Team Brings Comfort to Hospice Patients at the End of Life
Aug 19, 2015
Caldwell Volunteer Team Brings Comfort to Hospice Patients at the End of Life When Caldwell resident Irene Blumberg's Labrador Retriever passed away, she missed the sound of "pitter patters" in her house. It wasn't long until she adopted "Dusty," a little, gray-brindle Havanese puppy. For the past ...
Handling the Jewish Holidays
Aug 18, 2015
Handling the Jewish Holidays Thursday, September 3; 7 to 8:30 p.m. Barnabas Health 95 Old Short Hills Road, West Orange Anticipating the holidays can be especially painful. Attendees will learn about the nature of grief in the context of Jewish ...
Meditation for Clearing Your Mind - Suggestions for Caregivers from Barnabas Health Home Care and Hospice
Aug 12, 2015
If you experience days when you feel like you have the weight of the world on your shoulders, you're not alone. Meditation may be the answer. Meditation has been practiced for thousands of years. Today it is commonly used for relaxation and ...
Hospice Volunteer Training - Essex, Hudson, Morris and Union Counties
Jul 29, 2015
Barnabas Health Hospice will host a training program for individuals interested in becoming a hospice volunteer in Essex, Hudson, Morris or Union Counties. The program will be held on eight consecutive Tuesdays, beginning September 29, from 6:30 to 9 ...
Hospice Volunteer Training - Monmouth County
Jul 29, 2015
Barnabas Health Hospice will host a training program for individuals interested in becoming a hospice volunteer in Monmouth County. The program will be held on eight consecutive Thursdays, beginning September 24, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., at Monmouth ...
Barnabas Health Hospice Nurse Leader Recognized by NJBIZ
Jul 21, 2015
Barnabas Health Hospice Nurse Leader Recognized by NJBIZ Maria Roesler, RN, MSN, Director of Program Development, Barnabas Health Hospice, has been named Nurse of the Year in the 2015 NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes awards program. The Healthcare Heroes finalists were recognized and the winner in each category was ...
Caregiving: Providing Healthy Meals for Your Loved One
Jul 21, 2015
Proper nutrition is essential at every age and stage of life, but if you're already overwhelmed with your responsibilities as a caregiver, cooking delicious, nutritious meals for a loved one may seem daunting - especially if you also need to ...
An Evening of Music to Benefit Hospice Music Therapy Program
Jun 29, 2015
On Thursday, October 15, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., join the Friends of Hospice for "The Magic of Music" to benefit the Barnabas Health Hospice Music & Memory SM program. The event will be held at The Crystal Plaza, 305 West Northfield ...
Free Bereavement Programs Scheduled in Essex and Monmouth Counties
Jun 18, 2015
After a loved one has passed away, individuals may experience a variety of emotions. Some may begin to have anxiety, worried that they will not be able to manage their daily routines. Others speak of a sense of guilt, wondering if they could have ...
Connecting with Others: Techniques for finding support when caregiving
Jun 9, 2015
As a caregiver, you may find yourself in charge of a host of responsibilities, along with the pressures and challenges that come along with them. It's common to feel overwhelmed, alone at times and drained – both physically and mentally. ...
Free Bereavement Programs Scheduled in Essex and Monmouth Counties
Jun 9, 2015
After a loved one has passed away, individuals may experience a variety of emotions. Some may begin to have anxiety, worried that they will not be able to manage their daily routines. Others speak of a sense of guilt, wondering if they could have ...
Barnabas Health Hospice to Host Interfaith Memorial Service in West Orange
Jun 9, 2015
On Thursday, June 18, at 7:15 p.m., Barnabas Health Hospice, located at 95 Old Short Hills Road in West Orange will host an Interfaith Memorial Service and dessert reception. Community members are invited to attend and participate in this program of ...
Managing Conflict and Family Dynamics While Caregiving
Jun 4, 2015
New Jersey -- Unless you’re a fictional television family, every family has its set of challenges. And when you’re a caregiver, these challenges will likely intensify due to additional financial, physical and emotional demands. But, by ...
Alzheimer's Association Community Education Program: Dinner with the Doctor
Jun 1, 2015
Essex County area residents are invited to the Alzheimer's Association's community education program on dementia, entitled, " Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease and Current Treatment Approaches ". The program will be held on Tuesday, ...
Calling All Comic Book Fans: It’s Superheroes for Hospice
May 22, 2015
Calling All Comic Book Fans: It’s Superheroes for Hospice On Saturday, May 30, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Barnabas Health Hospice (BHH) will present Superheroes for Hospice. The event will be held at the Barnabas Health Corporate Office, located at 95 Old Short Hills Road in West Orange (directly across the ...
Roxbury Resident Dedicates Time to Hospice with the Help of Canine Companion
Apr 30, 2015
For Katie Anderson of Roxbury, NJ, there was no question when she brought her Goldendoodle Penny home four years ago that she had something special. "She was extremely calm and mild mannered," describes Katie, "and had such a sweet ...
Remembering Our Parents in Honor of Mother’s and Father’s Day
Apr 20, 2015
The relationship between a parent and a child is a unique and special bond that lasts a lifetime. As Mother's and Father's Day approach (celebrated Sunday, May 11 and Sunday, June 15) a son or daughter who has lost his/her mother and/or ...
Managing Guilt While Caregiving
Apr 20, 2015
Caring for someone can be consuming, physically exhausting and emotionally draining. There may be some days where you have negative feelings or resent your caregiver role, resulting in painful guilt. Am I spending enough time with my loved one? Am I ...
Coping with Loss: A Program for Those Who are Grieving
Apr 7, 2015
On Monday, May 4, from 7 to 9 p.m., Barnabas Health Hospice will host "Coping with Loss: A Program for Those Who are Grieving," at the Barnabas Health Corporate Office located at 95 Old Short Hills Road in West Orange. Bereavement Counselor ...
Maintaining Energy While Caregiving
Mar 12, 2015
There's no question that caring for others can be taxing on your mind and body. Constant demands may lead to exhaustion, a change in demeanor and also affect your overall health. Help keep yourself energized and healthy with these tips from ...
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