Black History Month

BLACK HISTORY MONTH – CELEBRATING 10 AFRICAN-AMERICAN MEDICAL PIONEERS – REPOSTED FROM THE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN MEDICAL COLLEGES Hospice Care Julia Haskins, Special to AAMCNews February 25, 2019 — These trailblazers broke barriers and shattered stereotypes — and went on to conduct research, discover treatments, and provide leadership that improved the health of millions. The Flying Black […]

Social Work Month

Social Work Month is in March and is a time to celebrate the great profession of Social Work. The theme for Social Work Month 2021 is Social Workers Are Essential. Social Workers are essential to community well-being. As practitioners, social workers are trained to help people address personal and systemic barriers to optimal living. They are […]

National Doctor’s Day

National Doctors' Day is held every year on March 30th in the United States. It is a day to celebrate the contribution of physicians who serve the community. The first Doctor's Day observance was March 30, 1933 in Winder, Georgia.  Eudora Brown Almond, wife of Dr. Charles B. Almond, decided to set aside a day […]

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to recognize the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges, to build stronger communities and be a force that transforms the world. Each year, we shine a light on the people and causes that inspire us to serve, recognizing and thanking volunteers […]

20th Annual Houston Hospice Butterfly Luncheon

The Junior League of Houston 1811 Briar Oaks Lane, Houston, TX

Houston Hospice 20th Annual Butterfly Luncheon is Monday, April 19, 2021 and you are invited! The Butterfly Luncheon benefiting Houston Hospice and its Butterfly Program for pediatric hospice patients and their families is celebrating its 20th Anniversary. We invite you to join us for this uplifting event as we reflect on how far we have come and […]

National Nurses Week

National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale's birthday. These permanent dates enhance planning and position National Nurses Week as an established recognition event. Join us in celebrating our Houston Hospice Nurses. Check back for updates.

National Hospice Month

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Hospice and palliative care programs across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about hospice and palliative care. Hospice is not a place but high-quality care that enables patients and families to focus on living as fully as possible despite a life-limiting illness. Palliative care brings […]

Trees of Light Garden Illumination Remembrance Event

Houston Hospice 1905 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX

Image: Houston Hospice Trees of Light Garden Illumination in the Texas Medical Center November 30, 2021 This holiday season, Houston Hospice is honoring hospice patients, families, staff, volunteers, and loved ones who have passed by illuminating its Historic Garden, with 100,000 brilliant lights for all to see. The Houston Hospice Trees of Light Garden Illumination […]