Live National Teleconference Broadcast: Helping Adolescents Cope with Loss

We will present the Hospice Foundation of America’s Annual National Teleconference on Thursday April 10th from 12:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at our office in the historic Ironworks building, 655 Third Street, Suite 200, Beloit, Wisconsin. This year the live national broadcast explores how to help adolescents cope with loss, including identifying developmental issues encountered in adolescence, discussing how schools and professionals can help, and describing how sudden traumatic deaths complicate grief. Case studies will be addressed during the program and then by local experts. Cost is $25, which includes program materials.

Participants may wish to bring their own lunches. Continuing education credits can be obtained online for a variety of professional licenses for a fee of $15 until April 24th and then the fee increases to $25. Please reserve your seat by April 3rd by contacting Beloit Regional Hospice toll free at (877) 363-7421 or by email at nmorgan@beloitregionalhospice.com. If space permits, registrations will also be taken at the door, but all payments must be received on or before April 10th. Click here for more information and to download the brochure.

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Hospice and Transitions Volunteer Training

Join the growing team of over 100 active volunteers for Beloit Regional Hospice on Saturday, March 8th, and Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Beloit Regional Hospice office, 655 Third Street, Suite 200, Beloit Wisconsin. This two day informal and interactive training will answer your questions on the end-of-life process, how to talk to the dying, hospice philosophy, pain & symptom management and spirituality. In the words of a recently trained volunteer, "The positive atmosphere of everyone, caring, loving, helping, this was very eye opening, because my 1st impression –was hospice care is death, but it is hope and life for people."

Hospice and Transitions volunteers are essential to the array of services offered by Beloit Regional Hospice and volunteers make their own schedules depending upon their availability. For this training, you must attend both days and registration is requested, so please call 608 363-7421 or email Sherrie Swanson, Volunteer Coordinator, at volunteer@beloitregionalhospice.com by February 24th, 2014 to reserve your spot. A light lunch is provided each day.

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Winter 2014 Caring Notes

Read the latest newsletter from Beloit Regional Hospice. Click here to download the newsletter.

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BRH Annual Report

The Year in Review. Follow this link to see the 2012 Annual Report.

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Beloit Regional Hospice on Facebook

If you are on Facebook, become a fan of Beloit Regional Hospice and ask your friends to also. It is a great place for timely updates on activities or hospice stories to share. Please assist us in using this resource to help people learn more about Beloit Regional Hospice.

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Prefer Email?

Beloit Regional Hospice is working to increase our database of email addresses so that we can begin to distribute more information electronically. This not only saves the organization money for printing and postage, it also helps the environment. So if you are interested in getting letters, announcements and newsletters via email in the future, please contact Nicole Morgan at nmorgan@beloitregionalhospice.com to share your information. Please include your full name, mailing addess and email address for verification purposes.

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SeriousIllness.org

Beloit Regional Hospice is pleased to be offering additional education and support for patients and families dealing with a serious illness. Check out our community website at www.seriousillness.org/beloit. There you can find information on medical concerns, emotional spiritual issues, and important decisions. We even offer an online directory of community programs. We understand the challenges of family caregiving. You don't have to do this alone.

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Online Giving is Finally Here!

Beloit Regional Hospice can now accept online donations by clicking on the Ways to Give tab above. Then follow the links to donate. Beloit Regional Hospice is so grateful to the hundreds of individuals who make contributions each year to help us achieve our mission of helping to make each moment of remaining life as full and as comfortable as possible. Donate today…

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