Houston Hospice

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Houston Hospice Physicians, Nurses, Nurse’s Aides, Social Workers, Chaplains, and Bereavement Counselors are hospice and palliative care experts and available for interviews. They are also able to provide articles as requested.

To inquire about interviews or request an article contact Michele Cowart.


Gardens of Light Offers Grief Support Throughout Holidays

Rose Cullen receives Laura Lee Blanton Community Spirit Award

Army Veteran, Burn Survivor J.R. Martinez Joins 23rd Annual Spirit Award Dinner Benefiting Houston Hospice

Rising Veteran Population Sees Increase in Specialized Hospice Care

Houston Hospice Launches Wellness Initiative in Collaboration with The Jung Center’s Mind Body Spirit Institute

Houston Hospice Announces New Board Chair

Houston Hospice Celebrates 20th Annual Butterfly Luncheon

Houston Hospice Honors Physicians on National Doctor's Day

The Butterfly Luncheon Celebrates 20 Years of Pediatric Hospice Care

Houston Hospice Appoints New VP of Development and Community Engagement

Houston Hospice Historic Garden Reopens, Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Rana McClelland Appointed Houston Hospice President & CEO

The Garden Club of Houston to Receive Houston Hospice Spirit Award

Houston Hospice Wins Good Samaritan Excellence in Nursing Award 2020

Houston Hospice Announces 2020 Volunteer of the Year

Houston Hospice Nurses Win Good Samaritan Foundation Award

Major Figure In Houston Hospice History to Receive Spirit Award

Miniature Rescue Horses Warm Houston Hospice Hearts

Cancer Patient is Houston Hospice's Volunteer of the Year

Chicken Soup Author LeAnn Thieman Headlines 18th Annual Butterfly Luncheon

For the Fourth Year in a Year, Houston Hospice Named Best Hospice in Houston

Houston Hospice Achieves Highest Level for We Honor Veterans program

Good Samaritan Foundation Recognizes Houston Hospice Nurses

Nancy and Bryan Ruez to Receive Community Spirit Award

Mayor Turner, TMC Salute Volunteers

Houston Hospice Tribute to Former First Lady, Barbara Bush

Margaret Stone is Houston Hospice's Volunteer of the Year

NHCPO's 50th ChiPPS E-Journal Celebrates Past, Future of Pediatric Palliative/Hospice Care

TMC Pulse Feature Story on Houston Hospice Patient Up for an Ellie Award

NHPCO Publishes Guide for Bereavement Professionals

17th Annual Butterfly Luncheon Features Popular "Ask Amy" Columnist Author

Houston Hospice Receives Two Top Honors by Readers of Senior Resource Guide

Houston Hospice Named Top Workplace by Houston Chronicle

Houston Hospice Nurses Receive Excellence in Nursing Award

From Oil Executive to Hospice Volunteer

Sally and Bob Thomas to Receive Community Spirit Award

Texas Born Author Gail Caldwell to Speak at Butterfly Luncheon

Heating it Up for Hospice BBQ Cook-Off

Ash Wednesday Service

Veterans' Day: A Reminder That Heroes Walk Among Us

Hope for the Holidays: Bereavement Support

Excellence in Nursing Awards Presented to 3 Houston Hospice Nurses

Houston Hospice Receives Grant from Komen® Houston

Houston Hospice Named 2016 Hospice Honors Recipient

Personal Experience Brought Volunteer of the Year to Houston Hospice

Bestselling Author, Mitch Albom, Speaking at Houston Hospice Luncheon

Houston Hospice Makes More Moments Possible

Houston Hospice Delivering Veteran-Centric Care to Those Who Served Our Country

Texas Medical Center Blessing of Hands Service

Three Houston Hospice Nurses to Receive Prestigious Award

Houston Hospice Heads Back to School Drive for Youth in Foster Care

Terri and John Havens to Receive the 2015 Laura Lee Blanton Community Spirit Award

Service of Remembrance Brings Closure for Hospice Worker

Social Worker Pat Matthes, Retiring After 39-Year Career

Houston Hospice Welcomes New Board Members

Houston Hospice Names Debbie Hoelscher Volunteer of the Year

Girl Who Inspired The Fault in Our Stars Still Inspires with Help From Her Parents

The Texas Medical Center's Orchestra On Call to Perform for Hospice Volunteers

Interfaith Blessing of Hands at the Texas Medical Center

Houston Hospice Offers Hope for the Holidays With Free Bereavement Counseling

Houston Hospice Nurse, Diane Hayner, Receives the Excellence in Nursing Award

Linda and Jerry Fields Named as Recipients of the Laura Lee Blanton Community Spirit Award

Houston Hospice Receives Grant from Houston Komen for the Cure

The Other Side of Hospice Care: A Hospice Nurse and Her NFL Husband

Ruth Landauer, Director of Volunteers Retiring After 20 Years of Service

Former Armstrong Teammate to Speak at Houston Hospice Event

Dr. Trinh Earns Fellow Status

Houston Hospice Volunteer Opportunities

Houston Hospice Welcomes New Board Members

Butterfly family, the Colemans, to be recognized at 2014 Butterfly Luncheon

Jewish Hospice Accreditation


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