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Recent Hospice SLO County Announcements

The question: “Who will speak for me about my healthcare decisions if I can’t speak for myself?”

Your decision matters. Please join the Advance Health-Planning Collective of SLO County for a virtual presentation and follow up Q&A session as well as in-person opportunities to learn and discuss the considerations in creating an advance health directive.

Please watch this 11-minute video to hear why it’s so important to have an advance health directive completed.

Recent Hospice SLO County Blogs

Ron was referred to Hospice SLO County for companionship and practical assistance because his Parkinson’s disease was causing an increase in tremors and weakness...

Jim and Donna were married 42 years when they learned he had cancer. The diagnosis left them reeling. Treatment was recommended to start immediately...

February 4th is observed internationally as “World Cancer Day” to raise awareness of cancer symptoms, treatments, and advocacy. But what is often overlooked is the day-to-day experience of a cancer diagnosis: the shock of the initial diagnosis, the overwhelm of treatments, the unknown, the questions, and the physical and emotional support needed...