The Thrill of the Hunt

February 8, 2021

Where can you find a metal six-foot knight in shining armor, a beautifully adorned treasure chest, signed artwork and deer mounts?  How about name brand clothing, housewares, antiques and collectibles?  You’ll find all of these items and more at your local Cypress Basin Hospice Thrift Store.  “Going into a Cypress Basin Hospice Thrift Store is… Read More

Celebrating and Grieving During the Holidays

December 17, 2020

At the death of his best friend the poet Lord Alfred Tennyson wrote: The yule-log sparkled keen with frost, No wing of wind the region swept, But over all things brooding slept The quiet sense of something lost. When we face the holidays absent of those who hold an intimate place in our heart and… Read More

Cypress Basin Hospice Celebrates National Hospice Month

November 1, 2020

Hospice. It’s a scary word isn’t it? But it doesn’t have to be. What if I told you there is a team of skilled, qualified individuals that want to care for you and your loved ones in your time of need. A team that will provide pain management, symptom control, psychosocial support, and spiritual care… Read More

Cypress Basin Hospice Honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 1, 2020

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This month is dedicated to increasing awareness of breast cancer, raising funding for research into the cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure of breast cancer, and providing information and support for those with breast cancer or for those who may be at risk for breast cancer. The American Cancer… Read More

Common Myths and Misconceptions About Hospice

September 1, 2020

Myth: Hospice care is only for people giving up on life. Fact: Ultimately, hospice is not about dying. It is about helping patients live life to the fullest, with the time they have left. Multiple research studies show those with a terminal illness who choose hospice often live longer and have a better quality of life… Read More

Our Collective Fabric

August 1, 2020

Since March, we’ve been dealing with various forms of isolation and distancing. Something about that is contrary to how we want to live. We are by nature as Americans travelers, explorers, people who gather, and folks who determine our own limitations and boundaries. We have not easily adapted to what the global events of 2020… Read More

Our New Normal

June 1, 2020

Let’s be honest, 2020 has not exactly been the year that we expected. As we prepared ourselves for the beginning of the year, we all had hopes and dreams for what the new year would bring; new opportunities, graduations, celebrations, vacations and new memories. Many of us had plans we were looking forward to implementing.… Read More

Cypress Basin Hospice Celebrates Volunteer Appreciation Week

April 1, 2020

Every April, volunteers around the nation are appreciated and recognized for all the hard work they provide to nonprofits and community organizations. Cypress Basin Hospice is no different. During volunteer appreciation week we pause for food, fellowship, and celebrating the accomplishments of our volunteers. These volunteers sit with patients, help families and caregivers in their… Read More

Cypress Basin Hospice Celebrates National Social Worker Month

February 26, 2020

The month of March showcases social workers around the country and highlights the important contributions they make to society. Whether a social worker is in the healthcare setting or work with children, social workers provide a very needed service to our communities. Social workers specifically in hospice provide support to both the patient and patient… Read More