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Why Family Hospice is a Good Decision, By Matt Brauss, RN, CHPN

As the Executive Director for Family Hospice as well as a key decision maker, I have worked in hospice for over 35 years in a variety of positions. I’ve learned first-hand what patients and families need when caring for their loved one. It’s important to me that I visit with people in the field once […]

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When to Refer Your Loved One to Hospice

Electing to use hospice care is a difficult decision. It’s important to find out what hospice can provide so you can make an informed decision. Learning about the many services, educational support, supplies, equipment and prescriptions available can help you during the decision-making process. At Family Hospice, we believe our services encompass a compassionate-care approach. […]

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When Children Experience Grief…and What to Do About It

Life can often be filled with an abundance of joy, and children have a wonderful ability to see and experience life to its fullest. As a child, new experiences can be very exciting and as parents, we want our children to embrace so much of what life has to offer, whether it’s travel, trying new […]

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Tips for Caregivers: Making Time for Yourself

We all know that devoting some time for ourselves, whether it’s getting more rest or doing something we absolutely love to do, can be beneficial. It doesn’t only benefit our own health and well-being, but it positively affects those around us, too. As caregivers, it’s important to take time for ourselves because we end up […]

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Dealing with Loss During the Holidays

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is always difficult. Losing someone close to the holidays, or even the first few holidays after losing them, can be a new level of difficulty. Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa can be the most trying holidays for grievers. Instead of avoiding these feelings of grief this holiday, […]

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Volunteers

We truly value our volunteers and the passion they bring to our family. Our 150 volunteers are dedicated to furthering the mission of hospice.

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Donations

We appreciate the love and support shown by our donors. Gifts are used to support our programs and provide assistance to patients struggling with the cost of care.

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Newsletter

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Location

map5110 West Main Street
Belleville, Illinois 62226-4729
Phone: (618) 277-1800
Fax: (618) 277-1074
info@familyhospice.org

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