Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice - Sheboygan, WI

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The Promise Newsletter Fall 2016

Posted: Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Take a look at our revised newsletter to see what is going on in our community hospice!

What Hospice Has Shown Me

Posted: Fri, Jun 10, 2016

Hospice experiences lead to valuable life lessons.

The Promise Newsletter Spring 2016

Posted: Thu, Jun 9, 2016

"I knew I could be there for this man, even though I don't know him. I couldn't stand the thought of him dying alone." -Craig Waas

Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice Hosts Wedding

Posted: Fri, May 20, 2016

With little time to plan and emotions running high, the hospice team jumped in to support the family's wishes.

What Families Learn from Hospice

Posted: Thu, May 12, 2016

Hospice is just as much for the family as it is for the patient.

Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice Named a 2016 HOSPICE HONORS Recipient

Posted: Tue, May 10, 2016

“I am extremely proud of Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice for achieving this highest of honors and I congratulate them on their success.”

What Makes Life Worth Living?

Posted: Fri, Apr 8, 2016

Unexpected events happen in life. While it may not be possible to prevent the unexpected, it is possible to have a plan in place.

Next Generation Steps in at Hospice

Posted: Wed, Mar 23, 2016

As the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice prepares to mark its first decade of service, the next generation of family leadership has stepped in to help guide the mission.

Comforting the Dying, A NODA Volunteer's Experience

Posted: Tue, Mar 1, 2016

My first thought was ‘I don’t have time for this’. But then I said to myself, ‘Yes you do Craig. Yes, you do have time to help this person’.”

A Community in Mourning

Posted: Fri, Feb 12, 2016

Our community has experienced multiple public tragedies in the past few weeks. From Oostburg, to Kohler and Sheboygan Falls, the losses have been catastrophic. But the resulting grief is not isolated to those small villages and cities; it is felt throughout the county. We are a community in mourning.

Meet Our New Social Workers

Posted: Mon, Jan 25, 2016

Meet the newest members of our team!

Eliminate Drama with Advance Directives

Posted: Fri, Jan 8, 2016

Nothing spikes emotions and stress levels like an emergency life-or-death situation.

Grief During the Holidays: Some Tips from Hospice Professionals

Posted: Tue, Dec 22, 2015

Bereavement professionals working in hospice and palliative care understand how difficult this season can be.

Creating a Gift of Community

Posted: Wed, Dec 9, 2015

...a few of us working together to create something special for others who are missing their loved ones brought a deeper meaning to the word “community.”

Hospice Helps Quality of Life

Posted: Sun, Nov 8, 2015

Through this specialized quality care, we see many patients and their families experience more meaningful moments together

The Promise, November 2015

Posted: Sun, Nov 1, 2015

View the latest news from Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice.

There's Nothing Scary about Hospice

Posted: Fri, Oct 30, 2015

the truly scary things in life are the things we don't understand or can't control

There Are Parallels Between Prenatal and Hospice Care

Posted: Fri, Oct 9, 2015

Both are fragile moments of life...Both can be beautiful experiences.

Hospice Offers New Children's Grief Support Groups

Posted: Fri, Sep 11, 2015

Watching a child grieve is a helpless and painful experience. It's even more complicated if you are grieving too.,

Medicare Patients May Have More Flexibility Soon

Posted: Fri, Aug 14, 2015

The new Medicare Choice Model combines palliative and restorative treatment options.

Hospice Promotes Staff

Posted: Sat, Aug 1, 2015

Lisa Semple and Marie Rieger recently received promotions.

Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice Declared Deficiency Free by State Surveyors

Posted: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

Deficiency Free survey a welcome change for state surveyors.

Recommending Hospice to Friends

Posted: Wed, Jul 8, 2015

Every time I encounter a conversation like this, which is becoming more frequent as my friends and I get older, an internal debate takes place in my head.

A Mother's Mission of Love

Posted: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

Peterson organizes Richardson Hospice garden project

Helping Children Say Goodbye

Posted: Thu, Jun 11, 2015

Hospice staff can help families with children deal with a loved one's death.

Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice Introduces New Staff

Posted: Sat, May 23, 2015

Meet our newest staff.

Hospice Helps People Cope with Grief

Posted: Thu, May 7, 2015

Grief is the price we pay for love.

Sheboygan County Organizations Seek WWII Veteran Photos

Posted: Wed, May 6, 2015

Be sure to include your WWII veterans in the Spirit of '45 70th Anniversary Celebration.

There's No Place Like Home for Hospice Care

Posted: Wed, Apr 8, 2015

Imagine your loved one is ill and growing more dependent on you for care. Do you know all of your options?

Loomis Legacy Supports Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice

Posted: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

Although they lived a modest lifestyle, Dorothy & Raymond Loomis left a sizeable trust to their community.

SOLD! Richardson Hospice Resale Store Expands

Posted: Mon, Mar 16, 2015

What a thrill for thrift seekers! The Richardson Hospice Resale Store has more than doubled its space.

Death Over Dinner Helps Get Important Conversation Started

Posted: Fri, Mar 13, 2015

Far too often, life or death decisions are being made by family members in a crisis situation. If they don’t know what you want, the stress can be overwhelming, and a disagreement can tear a family apart.

What You Need to Know About the Medicare Hospice Benefit

Posted: Fri, Feb 13, 2015

People assume that their doctor will order hospice when the time is right. In reality, it is often up to the patient or the family to ask the right questions.

When the New Year May Be the Last

Posted: Fri, Jan 9, 2015

How would your priorities change if you knew this year would be your last?

Holidays Hurt

Posted: Tue, Dec 9, 2014

"It is my hope that by simply raising awareness of this common ache we will all be motivated to be kinder and gentler with others during this time of year."

Are Medicare Patients Unknowingly Forfeiting Their Hospice Benefit?

Posted: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

Do you understand your Medicare hospice benefit? If not you may be missing out on quality care.

Working Through Grief

Posted: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

There is no normal cycle of grieving. The experience is as unique as the individual and his or her loss.

Moments of Life Made Possible By Hospice

Posted: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

A few minutes of reading may change your perspective on hospice and life.

Climbing for Hospice

Posted: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

With so many metaphoric mountains in our lives, what drives people to climb real ones?

Why It's Okay for Your Loved One to Stop Eating and Drinking in Hospice

Posted: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

If the goal of hospice is to maximize comfort and quality of life, why on earth would you withhold food and fluids? DeAnna L. Looper, RN, CHPN, CHPCA helps us understand why.

Poker Run to Assist Families in Hospice

Posted: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

The Irish Brotherhood was inspired by an anonymous donor's generosity and is paying it forward with a fun fundraiser.

Couple Renews Wedding Vows at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice

Posted: Wed, Aug 6, 2014

At Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice, we really are about helping you live fully--even if that means hosting your wedding!

Wisconsin Professional Fire Fighters Donate to Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice

Posted: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

Wisconsin Professional Fire Fighters Support Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice

Honoring Veterans in Hospice; It's the Least We Can Do

Posted: Fri, Jun 13, 2014

Today one out of every four dying Americans is a Veteran. The We Honor Veterans Program at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice ensures Veterans receive the respect they deserve.

Hospice Honors Vets with Wreath Ceremony

Posted: Wed, May 28, 2014

Over the course of the past year, the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice in Sheboygan Falls has placed an intense focus on paying tribute to the contributions of U.S. Military veterans as part of its We Honor Veterans initiative.

Something to Talk About

Posted: Fri, May 9, 2014

Expressing your wishes through Advanced Directives is a growing national movement. Learn how to LIVE.

Common Misconceptions About Hospice

Posted: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

There's more to hospice than you know. Learn these five common misconceptions.

Caring for Caregivers

Posted: Fri, Feb 14, 2014

Caregivers have needs too.

Who is Hospice For?

Posted: Fri, Jan 10, 2014

Hospice isn't just for the dying. It's not just for people with cancer. Hospice is for the entire family unit and for caregivers.

A Very Successful 8th Annual Celebration!

Posted: Fri, Oct 18, 2013

View photos from the 8th Annual Celebration Dinner and Auction on October 18, 2013