17 09, 2019

Hospice Caregiver Award- August 2019

By | 2019-09-17T15:05:35-04:00 September 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hospice Caregiver Award- August 2019

This month we were so proud to honor another Caregiver of the Month recipient, Almany Bonilla of Hospice of Westchester! She was nominated for her selfless and caring attitude and going the extra mile when helping families enduring stressful situations. We love being able to recognize these extraordinary members of our community and award them with a crystal award plaque, a beautiful floral boquet, and a $100 Amazon giftcard. To nominate a deserving caregiver in the area - a selfless hospice professional, physician, or nurse - please visit https://ballarddurand.com/caregivers/nominate/ to nominate them to win our monthly caregiver award.

3 09, 2019

3 Tips for Helping Children and Youth Understand Funeral Services and Death

By | 2019-09-03T10:30:14-04:00 September 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

As a parent, you have a natural instinct to protect your child from harm. Some wish to spare their children the pain and sorrow of a funeral. However, excluding your child from a ceremony or ritual could do more harm than good, denying them the opportunity to grieve and be with others who are mourning. In this article, we will explain how best help your child to understand the service and rituals following the loss of a loved one. 1. Answer questions before the ceremony. This will give your child the opportunity to ask any questions they might have [...]