2014

Section: Barnabas Health Home Care and Hospice News - posted in 2014

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Managing the Holidays Following Loss
Dec 4, 2014
Many individuals may be facing the season following a significant loss. The death of a dear individual is only one example of life event that has the potential to make the season seem not so "merry and bright" - a family trauma, illness, ...
Verona Resident and Barnabas Health Hospice Employee Named March of Dimes Nurse of the Year
Dec 2, 2014
Mary Murray, RN, CHPN, BSN, of Verona, NJ, Clinical Educator, Barnabas Health Hospice and Palliative Care Center (BHHPCC) in West Orange, was recently named Nurse of the Year in the hospice, home health, palliative care and long-term acute care ...
Talking to Your Doctor About Serious Illness
Nov 18, 2014
When you or a loved one are seriously ill it is natural to have many questions and worries about the future and potential treatment. According to health care professionals from Barnabas Health Home Care and Hospice there are several ways to maximize ...
Hospice Chaplain Appointed to National Board
Nov 4, 2014
Hospice Chaplain Appointed to National Board Rev. Dr. Jeffery T. Garland, DMin., Ed.S., BCC, Chaplain, Barnabas Health Hospice, had been appointed to the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) Board of Directors. With commitment to interfaith ministry and the professional practice of ...
Interfaith Memorial Service Scheduled in West Orange
Oct 29, 2014
On Sunday, November 16, at 2:30 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 ...
Older Adults: Stress…Unavoidable But Not Unmanageable
Sep 26, 2014
Stress is an unavoidable part of life. The quickening of your heartbeat and the heightening of your senses that you experience with normal stress is just your body preparing to respond. But when stress goes on for too long, it can be dangerous. ...
Pine Beach Woman’s Experience with Van Dyke Hospice Inspires Volunteerism
Sep 19, 2014
Pine Beach Woman’s Experience with Van Dyke Hospice Inspires Volunteerism For many people, the word "hospice" brings thoughts of death. But as Sonia Butler knows, hospice is also about living – and making the most of the time that's left. The Pine Beach woman, pictured here proudly displaying a photo of ...
Hospice Volunteer Training Scheduled in Ocean County
Sep 5, 2014
Beginning on Tuesday, September 9, Barnabas Health Van Dyke Hospice and Palliative Care Center will host a free ten-week volunteer training program in Toms River for individuals interested in becoming a hospice volunteer. Each of the ten sessions ...
Free Bereavement Programs Scheduled in Ocean County
Sep 5, 2014
Grieving is a process that has no time table. Each of us mourns differently and at different rates. It is important to be aware of how grieving is impacting your daily life. At some point it may be helpful to seek bereavement counseling for ...
Free Bereavement Programs Scheduled in Essex and Monmouth Counties
Sep 4, 2014
Grieving is a process that has no time table. Each of us mourns differently and at different rates. It is important to be aware of how grieving is impacting your daily life. At some point it may be helpful to seek bereavement counseling for ...
Family member or a private caregiver: What should be considered?
Aug 20, 2014
Caring for an ill, aging, or disabled person can be a rewarding experience. However, depending on the level of care required and other demands on the caregiver's time and energy, it can also become an overwhelming responsibility. When this ...
Verona Resident and Barnabas Health Hospice Employee Earns Award from NJHPCO
Aug 13, 2014
Verona Resident and Barnabas Health Hospice Employee Earns Award from NJHPCO Mary Murray, RN, CHPN, BSN, of Verona, NJ, Clinical Educator, Barnabas Health Hospice and Palliative Care Center (BHHPCC) in West Orange, was recently named Clinical Educator of the Year by the New Jersey Hospice and Palliative Care Organization ...
Montclair Resident and Barnabas Health Hospice Employee Earns Award from NJHPCO
Aug 13, 2014
Montclair Resident and Barnabas Health Hospice Employee Earns Award from NJHPCO Elaine Leporati, MPA, RN, CHPN, of Montclair, NJ, Director of Intake and Managed Care at Barnabas Health Hospice and Palliative Care Center (BHHPCC) in West Orange, was recently named Director of Intake and Managed Care of the Year by the New Jersey ...
Clark Resident and Barnabas Health Hospice Employee Earns Award from NJHPCO
Aug 13, 2014
Clark Resident and Barnabas Health Hospice Employee Earns Award from NJHPCO Diane Biddulph of Clark, NJ, Executive Assistant to the President and Chief Executive Officer of Barnabas Health Hospice (BHH), was recently named Executive Assistant of the Year by the New Jersey Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NJHPCO). ...
Hospice Volunteer Training - Monmouth County
Aug 1, 2014
Beginning in September, Barnabas Health Hospice and Palliative Care Center will host a training program for individuals interested in becoming a hospice volunteer in Monmouth County. The volunteer training program is designed to give participants an ...
Hospice Volunteer Training - Essex, Hudson and Union Counties
Aug 1, 2014
Beginning in September, Barnabas Health Hospice and Palliative Care Center will host training programs for individuals interested in becoming a hospice volunteer in Essex, Hudson or Union Counties. The volunteer training program is designed to give ...
Tips to Beat the Heat for Older Adults
Jul 17, 2014
Summer is here! While the summer brings with it warm and pleasant weather, it can also introduce high temperatures and humidity that stress the body's ability to cool itself, leading to dangerous and in some cases deadly illnesses. Each year, ...
Ocean County PBA to Host 7th Annual Hospice Fundraiser
Jul 2, 2014
Ocean County PBA 258 will host its 7 th Annual Hospice Poker Run in memory of Senior Correction Officer, Barbara Catenacci "Blu-Lady 101", Badge 101, on Sunday, August 3. All proceeds will benefit Barnabas Health Van Dyke Hospice and ...
Livingston Resident Finds Comfort in Hospice Memory Bears
Jul 2, 2014
Livingston Resident Finds Comfort in Hospice Memory Bears Gladys Canter of Livingston embraces Memory Bears created by Barnabas Health Hospice in memory of her mother, Helen Berko. The Bears are four of hundreds that are hand-crafted each year by the Barnabas Health Hospice Memory Bears Volunteer Team to ...
Home Care and Hospice President and Chief Executive Officer Joins 1,200 Barnabas Health Volunteers at 2014 Special Olympics USA Games
Jul 1, 2014
Keith L. Boroch, President and Chief Executive Officer, Barnabas Health Home Care and Hospice in West Orange, NJ, presents athletes with medals at the Tennis Center at Mercer County Park at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games. Leadership from all ...
Barnabas Health Home Care Offers Exercise Ideas for Older Adults
Jun 25, 2014
Finding ways to get exercise as you get older is a smart and easy way to stay fit and improve your health. Research shows that an exercise regimen offers a wealth of health benefits. In fact, one study found that adults ages 75 and older who ...
Barnabas Health Hospice to Host Annual Semi-Annual Memorial Service in West Orange
May 20, 2014
On Tuesday, June 10, at 7:00 p.m., Barnabas Health Hospice and Palliative Care Center (BHHPCC), located at 95 Old Short Hills Road in West Orange will host its Semi-Annual Interfaith Memorial Service and Dessert Reception. Community members are ...
Volunteer Training Scheduled in Monmouth County
May 20, 2014
Barnabas Health Hospice and Palliative Care Center will host a three-day training program for individuals interested in becoming a hospice volunteer in Monmouth County. The program will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., on Friday, June 6, 13 and ...
Safety Tips for Caregivers to Prevent Accidents at Home after Stroke
May 15, 2014
Coping with the effects of a stroke can be overwhelming for everyone involved. Many stroke survivors, and their loved ones, are faced with the reality that they must change the way they live to accommodate skills lost as a result of the illness. ...
What Should I Say? Suggestions for Supporting Those Who Are Grieving
May 7, 2014
After a loved one has passed away, individuals may experience a variety of emotions. As a friend or family member, you may be struggling trying to find the right words or actions to help support someone who is grieving. Barnabas Health Hospice and ...
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