What Is An End Of Life Doula?

The role of an end of life doula is to educate and empower families to exercise their innate right to care for their own dead. Death midwives or doulas “provide emotional, spiritual, and physical support at an intensely personal and crucial time. They assist people in finding meaning, creating a legacy project, and planning for…

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Recipe of the Month – White Chocolate-Raspberry Parfaits

1 ½ C raspberries (rinsed and dried) 3 T granulated sugar 1 ½ tsp lemon juice 4 oz white chocolate, chopped 2 C heavy cream 3 T confectioners’ sugar 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 2 C raspberries Shaved white chocolate for garnish Sauce: Combine 1 ½ C raspberries, granulated sugar, and lemon juice in a…

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The History of Valentine’s Day

Did you know that Valentine’s Day, celebrated on February 14th, was originally part of the Roman festival Lupercalia? Lupercalia was celebrated in the middle of February, beginning on February 13th, and ending on February 15th. The event marked the coming of spring and was a celebration of fertility. It wasn’t until the 5th century that…

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A Message from the CEO

Hospice Promise would like to celebrate an amazing person’s life. Belinda Brown lost her three-week battle with COVID-19 on January 9th, 2021. Belinda was a mother, a grandmother, a friend, a CNA, and a loyal employee of Hospice Promise. She was one of the longest standing employees of seven years. Belinda was full of life…

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Recipe of the Month – Sugar Cookie Cutouts

                3 C flour ½ T baking powder ½ T baking soda 1 C butter, cut into small pieces 2 eggs 1 C sugar ½ tsp vanilla ¼ tsp nutmeg Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In large mixing bowl combine flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Stir to…

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Be Someone’s Last Best Friend…

Hospice Promise is looking for caring, compassionate people to provide friendly visits to patients living with a terminal illness. Volunteers offer companionship and support to patients by reading, playing cards, writing letters, going for walks, or assisting with other projects as requested by the patient and team. If you are looking for a rewarding volunteer…

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Resource Assistance Program (R.A.P.)

Not quite ready for hospice but need support services? Consider the Resource Assistance Program, R.A.P., offered by Hospice Promise. R.A.P. is available free of charge to anyone that does not meet hospice criteria but needs resource assistance. This is a non-medical Social Work program that offers coordination of care, and resource assistance to determine current…

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We Think Hospice Promise is Great…But Don’t Take Our Word for It!

“We could not be more grateful nor pleased with the services we received. The first day when Carol Gilmore, RN came to my home, I felt as if I had met an angel. Very calming.” – Hospice Promise patient “Thank you Hospice Promise for helping our family. Your team responded to our call immediately with…

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Message from the CEO

Hello and happy holidays to our extended Hospice Promise family. With the holidays rapidly approaching, I encourage you to take time out to spend time with your family and loved ones and take a moment to remember those that you have lost. Hospice Promise is honored to care for your loved ones and our commitment…

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Recipe of the Month – Pot Roast Chili

Pot Roast Chili Pot Roast 2-3 pounds boneless beef roast of your choice 2-14.5oz cans beef broth (any brand) 1-1.25oz envelope chili seasoning Trim fat off roast and discard. Place roast in crockpot, add beef broth until roast is mostly covered. Sprinkle contents of 1 envelope chili seasoning across crock pot contents. Do not mix…

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