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HPCAR, HCAC Members Approve Merger; New Organization To Be Known As Home Care & Hospice Association of Colorado

We’re pleased to announce that the memberships of the Home Care Association of Colorado and of the Hospice & Palliative Care Association of the Rockies have voted to approve a combination of the associations, effective Jan. 31, 2020.

Voting concluded at 5 p.m. MT today.

The soon-to-be combined organization will be known as the Home Care & Hospice Association of Colorado, or HHAC. It will have a single website at www.homecarehospicecolorado.org. Its email address will be [email protected] The phone will be 303-848-2521, and the fax will be 303-200-7099.

Please look for an email early next week with more information about the combined organization’s service offerings, as well as information on how to sign into the website.

Thanks to all of our members, and have a great weekend.

HCAC and HPCAR

 

Hospice News Network: ARTICLE ADDRESSES CALIFORNIA HOSPICE CONCERNS AND INVESTIGATIONS

The latest Hospice News Network email -- a members-only benefit of HPCAR -- is in members' email boxes and available here (you must be a member and signed into view).

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Hospice News Network: SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS AND MORE EDUCATION NEEDED TO BEST SUPPORT LGBTQ PATIENTS AT END OF LIFE

The latest Hospice News Network email -- a members-only benefit of HPCAR -- is in members' email boxes and available here (you must be a member and signed into view).

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Hospice News Network: NEW RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HOW POLICY LEADERS CAN IMPROVE PALLIATIVE CARE IN THEIR STATES

The latest Hospice News Network email -- a members-only benefit of HPCAR -- is in members' email boxes and available here (you must be a member and signed into view).

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You Are Invited to Attend an Important Suicide Prevention Conference, September 12 in Loveland, CO!

This conference is presented at no cost to you!

What: Healing the Hidden Pain: Suicide Prevention, Intervention & Postvention
When: September 12, 2019
Time: 8:00AM - 4:30PM
Where: Loveland, CO The Ranch Events Complex: First National Bank Building
Registration: https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm?i=460314&k=0667420A7A53

Topics

  • Healing the hidden pain by Chaplain Lowell Kronick *Keynote 
  • Caregiver Postvention by Psychologist Dr. Sarra Nazem *Keynote
  • Assessing the Unspeakable: How to assess those who are thinking (but not talking) about suicide
  • Hospice Suicide Prevention and MAID (Medical Aid in Dying) Colorado Experiences
  • Suicide Prevention Competencies for Faith Leaders
  • Care after the Call: Short term protocols and longer-term care plans after activating the Suicide Hotline
  • Prevention Community Round Table

Of particular note, one of the breakout sessions will focus on Suicide Prevention at End of Life. VA psychologist Dr. Laura Eaton will join a guest speaker from Denver Hospice, to explore suicide assessment at the end of life and the recent Colorado experience with MAID (Medical Aid in Dying). Other sessions target other aspects of suicide prevention including clergy competencies, postvention and care planning.

Exhibitions

  • Photographic Art Exhibit: "It Knows No Face," by Photographer and Filmmaker Randy Bacon
  • Community Suicide Prevention Outreach and Resource Tables
Please share this invitation link widely: https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm?i=460314&k=0667420A7A53

Register Now!

 
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