Did you know? Hospice staff is often present at a patient’s death and is usually closely involved as death approaches. This is one of hospice’s greatest abilities, and can be one of the gifts that this care brings—helping the patient and his or her loved ones cope and understand what is happening as a person Read more about Did you know this about Hospice?[…]
Campus closure complete at Memorial Access to campus from Tieton Drive only Beginning the morning of November 1, access to the Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital campus will be limited to South 28th and 30th Avenues from Tieton Drive. The project to close the Memorial campus to through traffic is now complete. The closure fulfills a Read more about Campus closure complete at Memorial Access to campus from Tieton Drive only[…]
Hospice is a special concept of care, focused on providing comfort, relieving pain, and offering support for persons with life-limiting health conditions and their families. Hospice provides pain and symptom relief, as well as emotional and spiritual support, typically in the last six months of life. Hospice care occurs wherever a person calls home. Hospice Read more about Understanding Hospice[…]
Nothing like a holiday that revolves around scary costumes, haunted houses and SUGAR! More packaged candy is consumed on and around Halloween than any other time of the year, including Christmas and Thanksgiving combined. How can you enjoy Halloween without adding a loop to your belt? First and foremost, give yourself rules. Vowing to keep Read more about Haunted Halloween Treats – Don’t Let Them Spook You![…]
I came to Yakima 25 years ago and I wanted more than anything in the world to be apart of a foundation that built the community up. I worked with Memorial Hospital to get the Memorial Foundation started and our intention was to help build health services in the community and meet unmet needs.
This week Cristina discusses the “choices” surrounding cancer that can empower a patient’s journey.