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Spiegel Family Proud To Back Hospice Quinte Care Centre With $250K Gift

Family of Sidney & Naomi Spiegel proudly presented Hospice Quinte with a gift of $250K today, in support of the future Hospice Quinte Care Centre. Sidney Spiegel, Founder and Chairman of the Board, of Crawford Steel, is well-known for boosting economic viability across the Quinte Region and sharing the wealth with local charitable organizations by supporting key community projects.

Surprise, You’re Going To Be A Caregiver

Becoming a caregiver can happen gradually without you even noticing it – you start calling more often, you cover more of the chores at home, you pick up their prescriptions – or it can happen quite quickly – they are given a diagnosis with a poor prognosis or they take a damaging fall, requiring urgent treatment and full-time care. In this week's Changing Lives Podcast we offer up some suggestions to help you adjust to being a caregiver.

Ten Ways To Provide Better Care

Caring for someone is hard. You give a lot of yourself acting as an advocate for their care and assisting them in their daily lives. Though we can’t make your job as a caregiver easier, we do have a few suggestions from Caregiver Solutions to help you provide better care. Tune in to learn more in this week's Changing Lives Podcast.

Heart And Home 50/50

When you play the Heart & Home 50/50 you are supporting members of your community who are at their most vulnerable. Every ticket purchased helps Hospice Quinte continue to provide compassionate care to the terminally ill, their families, caregivers and the bereaved when they need it the most.

Hospice Quinte Care Centre Building Update

For over 10 years, Hospice Quinte has been planning to expand its services and address the need for a community-based Hospice Quinte Care Centre to serve individuals living across the greater Quinte Region. And now, aspirations to provide our community with this much-needed option for palliative care services is becoming a reality. Learn more about the Hospice Quinte Care Centre building project in this episode of our Changing Lives Podcast.

Good Grief: Funerals In The Time Of A Pandemic

During a pandemic, when large groups cannot gather or move freely or easily, funerals may need reconsideration. While attending a funeral can have significant value for many, this may not be possible for every family given the circumstances of the present moment. This is a brief guide to help ensure that you and the children in your lives have the opportunity to acknowledge and mourn the passing of the loved one you have lost. 

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