Recent Hospice SLO County Announcements

This free support group is for those experiencing the unique grief that is felt when a loved one has dementia.

Hospice SLO County is excited to celebrate Pride Month by forming a new support group to serve the LGBTQ community. Beginning June 5th, 2023, we will offer a weekly support group for those who would like to explore thoughts, feelings, and experiences related to grief, loss, and bereavement.

In 2022, Central Coast Funds for Children awarded 31 grants for a total of $100,000.  

Hospice SLO County applied for funding for our Youth Grief Counseling Program. 

We are excited to announce that we received a $5,000 grant.  

The mission of Central Coast Funds for Children is to raise funds to help provide a hopeful pathway for children in need in San Luis Obispo County. 

 You can learn more about Central Coast Funds for Children at 

Recent Hospice SLO County Blogs

In late February, 2023, Former President Jimmy Carter made an announcement that he had "decided to spend his remaining time at home with his family and receive hospice care instead of additional medical intervention."

Bruce Willis' loved ones shared that the actor has a Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) diagnosis. FTD can cause problems with speech, emotion, motor skills, gait, swallowing, and can cause personality changes. These symptoms tend to worsen over time. FTD is the most common form of dementia for people under 60. Bruce Willis' family shared that this is a challenging time for them but they are moving through it as a strong family unit focused on helping Bruce live as full a life as possible. They continue to keep him active every day and make sure both his body and brain are exercised.

Nearly one million Americans live with Parkinson’s disease. Approximately 90,000 are diagnosed each year, or one every six minutes.