Did you know this about Hospice?

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?[…]

Commemorative recognition at Cottage in the Meadow

Cottage in the Meadow is a hospice care home for compassionate services at end of life. It is built and sustained by community contributions. Commemorative recognition is artfully integrated into the beautiful environment created to nurture and support families and their loved ones. Major gifts (gifts and pledges over $5000) are recognized permanently in and Read more about Commemorative recognition at Cottage in the Meadow[…]

Campus closure complete at Memorial Access to campus from Tieton Drive only

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[…]

Sleep Tips for the time change and shift workers

This weekend, remember to set your clock back an hour as we make the transition from Daylight Saving Time back to Pacific Standard Time on Sunday, November 4th at 2 a.m. In general, losing an hour in the spring is more difficult for us to adjust to than gaining an hour in the fall. But Read more about Sleep Tips for the time change and shift workers[…]

Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital has been selected by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) to participate in a national Mentored Adult Immunization Impact Program.

Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital has been selected by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) to participate in a national Mentored Adult Immunization Impact Program. Angela Stewart, PharmD, will lead the inter-professional team focused on improving immunization rates of our hospitalized adult patients. Pharmacy resident Greg Edmiston will also be working on the program as Read more about Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital has been selected by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) to participate in a national Mentored Adult Immunization Impact Program.[…]

Understanding Hospice

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[…]